[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] [signoff] ncurses-5.8-1

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Mar 1 02:11:09 EST 2011

On 28/02/11 09:58, Jelle van der Waa wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-02-27 at 17:06 -0600, Dan McGee wrote:
>> On Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 3:04 PM, Loui Chang<louipc.ist at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> On Sun 27 Feb 2011 12:01 -0600, Dan McGee wrote:
>>>> On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 7:55 PM, Allan McRae<allan at archlinux.org>  wrote:
>>>>> On 27/02/11 10:40, Allan McRae wrote:
>>>>>> Major upstream update.
>>>>>> Test well. There is no soname bump, but experience tells me that some
>>>>>> rebuilds will probably be required to fix minor issues.
>>>>> I have rebuilt community/stfl to fix a crash (used by newsbeuter).
>>>>> I will start a TODO list to keep track of packages that require moved with
>>>>> ncurses.  If you do any rebuilds, please add the package to the list.
>>>> $ tig
>>>> tig: Failed to create status window
>>>> I added it to the list (but didn't rebuild it).
>>> Rebuild won't do it. tig wants to create zero sized windows which
>>> newwin() doesn't allow anymore. We could patch it with some arbitrary
>>> size which kind of works, but I emailed the developer to ask how he
>>> would deal with it.
>> Bagh! Thanks for looking into this and following up on the details, I
>> appreciate it.
>> -Dan
> rtorrent is also broken, reported it upstream

It appears the rtorrent crash is also from setting windows sizes to 
zero.  Here is a patch from a user:


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