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Re: tlug:

tlug note from "Stephen J. Turnbull" <>

Despite what I said about not having time, I did check the following:

>>>>> "Jim" == Jim Schweizer <> writes:

    Jim> Does anyone have or know where I can get it?

I don't think it exists.  :-)  The current production version of
ncurses is 1.9.9e as far as I can tell.  I didn't see any reference to
anything later on a check to archie.  For some reason, this
corresponds to a library version of  NCurses is
based at

and the version there is ncurses-1.9.9g; that doesn't look like it
justifies a jump to version 5!  There is neither an announcement for
1.9.9g there, nor does the .lsm go past 1.9.9e.  I think it's probably 
in beta still.

Since the package you want for is XEmacs, I suggest
you query the developers there.  In fact, it seems fairly likely that
they would have a copy of it on their archive site.

Of course, there is always the possibility that XEmacs-20 (I assume
you're trying to install XEmacs-20, it seems unlikely that XEmacs-19
wouldn't work with since that's the way all the
distributions package them) doesn't really exist, but they're
preventing us from finding out by making it depend on a nonexistent


Actually, what I think is probably really happening is that XEmacs is
asking for the BSD curses version (which was 4.x, I think, the last
time I looked so could easily be 5 now), and if you install
ncurses-1.9.9e from the RedHat 4.1 distribution you should be able to
make it work.

                            Stephen J. Turnbull
Institute of Policy and Planning Sciences                    Yaseppochi-Gumi
University of Tsukuba            
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