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Re: ncurses c++

On 09-Aug-2002 anderson@freestandards.org wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Aug 2002, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
>> So at the moment we have a small patch to get ncurses's c++ binding to
>> compile
>> under 3.1.  The problem is ncurses also uses a deprecated string stream
>> class.
>> It was suggested that maybe we could simply not build the c++ interface
>> because
>> technically it is not required by the LSB.  I think this would be wrong and
>> will lead to applications failing to work.
> Do you have any particular examples? Who uses the C++ bindings?

in the si itself nothing.  But there are plenty of C++ apps using curses out

More importantly, the C++ bindings have been shipped with ncurses for a long
time so they are assumed to be there.  I believe this is part of the reason why
they were missed by the LSB.

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