Comment 2 for bug 464274

On Fri, 30 Oct 2009, Michael Selig wrote:

> Public bug reported:
>
> Binary package hint: libncurses5
>
> Just upgraded to Karmic, and some legacy ncurses programs broke, using libncurses5 ver 5.7+20090303-2ubuntu2.
> Replacing /lib/libncurses.5.7.so with the version from Jaunty fixes the problems.
>
> There seem to be 2 separate problems:
>
> 1) Function key "soft labels" don't appear.

That sounds like a regression which I fixed in

20090815
         + correct use of terminfo capabilities for initializing soft-keys,
           broken in 20090509 merging.

(iirc, Ubuntu bumped up to 20090803)

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