Comment 4 for bug 464274

On Fri, 30 Oct 2009, Thomas Dickey wrote:

> 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).

It was working in 20090803, but re-broken in

20090927
         + completed integrating "sp-funcs" by Juergen Pfeifer in ncurses
           library (some work remains for forms library).

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