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Re: I've patched app: how to contribute?

On Wed, Feb 07, 2001 at 07:14:41PM +0200, Vadim Chekan wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 06, 2001 at 07:51:43PM +0200, Vadim Chekan wrote:
> > > Hello all.
> > >
> > > I've patched editors/ee to work on Hurd.
> > > What should I do to "ee" become valid Hurd port?
> > > Who contact, what format of files, etc.
> >
> > If you feel not so confident, sent the diff here first, and we will check
> it
> > out and probably point you to mistakes or things that can be done nicer.
> > After that you can send it to the upstream maintainer.
> Ok, ee contains his own subset of curses implementation. It use ioctl() to
> set up terminal in raw mode.
> I've patched it to use termios structure instead of termio and use
> tcsetattr()/tcgetattr() to set up terminal. It works.

This sounds entirely correct, adn I would be grateful if you could send your
patches to the Debian Bug Tracking System and to the upstream author.

> It's also possible to compile ee with native curses, I compile it with
> ncurses5 but it crashes when run.
> I'm not shure if I should investigate what's wrong with native curses.

Maybe report it upstream, but if the Debian package doesn't, it is not
important to us.

> BTW: how to compile programm with debug info?
> I tryed to pass -ggdb to compiler, but gdb can't find symbols :(

-g is enough for me.


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