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Re: ncurses3.4



On Fri, Apr 07, 2000 at 12:58:19PM +0100, you wrote:
> Michael Stone <mstone@debian.org> wrote:
> >On Fri, Apr 07, 2000 at 04:06:39AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> >> Are you aware of netscape-smotif-472-libc5 (for example)? Many people
> >> use it because it's more stable on their systems.
> >
> >IME, the glibc version is more stable and the libc5 versions is
> >available because the glibc version had trouble with non-us languages.
> >YMMV.
> 
> My memory (borne out by e.g.
> http://www.debian.org/Lists-Archives/debian-devel-0001/msg00366.html) is
> that it was exactly the other way round.
> 
> I do find the glibc version more stable myself, but other people seem to
> disagree.

I stand corrected. I guess the window-closing problem must be fixed,
because I haven't seen it in a while now. (I'm running the glibc
version with no problems, which is why I thought libc5 was the one that
didn't work right--I used to see netscape crashes every couple of hours
when I closed a window.)

-- 
Mike Stone

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