ANN: luit 20101128
jeremyhu at apple.com
Mon Nov 29 15:17:46 PST 2010
Thomas, why are you continuing your fork? I put in a lot of effort to merge your changes from the previous fork back into the master tree. That merge was just released last month as version 1.1.0:
Can you please not confuse users by providing a fork when we can easily keep these changes inline? Can you please provide the patches, so we can merge rather than fork?
On Nov 28, 2010, at 20:01, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> 2010/11/28 -
> * use plink.sh script from xterm to reduce unneeded library
> dependencies, e.g., from fontenc's buggy package script.
> * eliminate quoted- and duplicate-includes.
> * make -g0 and similar options actually work, by adding checks in
> * add messages for the repeated -v option, to show which parts of the
> font-encoding configuration fail, for troubleshooting.
> * add configure option --disable-leaks, etc.
> * add configure option --enable-trace.
> * add configure option --enable-iconv, to use GNU iconv, which is far
> more portable than fontenc.
> + Initially, this supports single-byte encodings such as
> + DEC special and technical character sets are supported via
> custom tables.
> * use static variables and functions consistently, where external
> linkage is not required.
> * updated configure script macros, e.g., to deprecate shell syntax no
> longer supported by bash.
> * modify manpage to use "misc" category for the miscellaneous Linux
> manpages cited in the "SEE ALSO" section, prompted by xorg change
> for 1.1.0 version.
> Aside from that (and some cosmetic changes to C source, as well as
> providing a different configure script), and omitting this
> change-log, the xorg 1.1.0 is the same as the 2010/6/1 version. Its
> release notes state:
> This release includes these changes from Thomas Dickey's
> + add -alias option to allow override of locale.alias pathname.
> + improve fix waitForInput as suggested in Freedesktop #26383.
> + fix warnings from clang --analyze
> Thomas E. Dickey
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