ANN: xterm patch #272
dickey at his.com
Thu Aug 25 01:11:22 PDT 2011
On Thu, 25 Aug 2011, Thierry Reding wrote:
> * Thomas Dickey wrote:
>> Patch #272 - 2011/08/24
>> * document limitation of Gtk in connection with xterm's -into option,
>> in the manpage (Ubuntu #806969).
>> * improve -into by checking for and using the size of the window
>> within which xterm is embedded, overriding other clues.
>> * modify logic for localeFilter resource to allow that to include
>> command-line options of luit.
>> * improve -into by checking for invalid window-id, and allowing
>> hexadecimal/decimal/octal values.
>> * improve keepSelection, adding the case where the highlighting is
>> cleared, overlooked in patch #230 (patch by Marco Peereboom).
>> * improve command-line parsing to make abbreviate options work
>> consistently across xterm-specific versus standard X toolkit
>> options, and report cases where an abbreviated option happens to be
>> ambiguous. In particular, -d now works as an abbreviation for
>> * fix regression in command-line parsing introduced in patch #271
>> changes for Debian #629358, (Debian #637910).
>> * split-out new termcap/terminfo building block xterm+kbs for
>> * modify terminfo file to reflect changes in ncurses for
>> xterm-16color and xterm-256color.
>> * modify minstall.sh, etc., to reflect the default default class,
>> $TERM and decTerminalID values.
>> * reword resize manpage to reflect the fact that $TERMCAP is not set
>> on all systems (patch by Alan Coopersmith).
>> * work around combined Xaw6/Xaw7 package in DragonFlyBSD which omits
>> the usual symbolic link to the preferred library name.
>> * further improve build-fix for termcap systems by checking for some
>> which are only partial implementations, e.g., termcap 2.08 in
>> CentOS 5.2
> I need the attached patch to build out-of-tree.
thanks (I keep overlooking that - usually build in-tree).
Thomas E. Dickey
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