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Re: MC broken?

On Sat, 5 Apr 1997, David/Bill Benjamin wrote:

> Today, I upgraded MC to version 3.5.17 from the unstable tree, and so
> far, I have been unable to get the new version to run. It prints two blank
> lines and then hangs, and I have to kill it from another terminal to get
> my prompt back. I have tried using different terminal definitions, turning
> off mouse support, turning off color, to no avail. There does not seem to
> be any debug feature for MC.
> On a side note, I have noticed that with newer versions of MC, the file
> "10" appears in my home directory with the name of that directory. I
> assume this is some way of keeping track of the last current directory or
> something, but this does not work anyway, and it is annoying (a
> misconfiguration, I'm sure.. but where?)
> I do not use MC incredibly often, but there are places where it comes in
> handy, especially for large-scale file actions.. so I would appreciate it
> if someone could help me with this.
> Thanks,
> David Benjamin <davidb@bdt.com>

I'm running it on 2 systems. Check that you dependencies are up to date:

Get them also from unstable if necessary.

Paul Wade - Greenbush Technologies Corporation
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