Comment 3 for bug 464274

On Fri, 30 Oct 2009, Thomas Dickey wrote:

> 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)

...however, a quick check of the sample code shows it not displaying
softkeys (will investigate).

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