[Python-Dev] 1.6 job list
23 Mar 2000 23:43:51 -0500
Andrew Kuchling <email@example.com> writes:
> Eric S. Raymond writes:
> >OK. Then what I guess I'd like is for a maintained equivalent of this
> >to join the core -- the ncurses module you referred to, for choice.
> See the "Whither cursesmodule" thread in the python-dev archives:
> One possibility was to blow off backward compatibility; are there any
> systems that only have BSD curses, not SysV curses / ncurses? Given
> that Pavel Curtis announced he was dropping BSD curses maintainance
> some years ago, I expect even the *BSDs use ncurses these days.
Yes, they do.
Makefile ncurses_cfg.h pathnames.h termcap.c
grep 5\.0 /usr/src/contrib/ncurses/*
<Shows the source tree contains ncurses 5.0>
At least, this is FreeBSD.
So there is no need for BSD curses anymore, on FreeBSD's account.