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Re: need to unbreak Emacs build on AIX

From: Stefan Kangas
Subject: Re: need to unbreak Emacs build on AIX
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2021 09:28:33 -0600

Paul Eggert <eggert@cs.ucla.edu> writes:

> My guess is that the issue is rare, as the original curses library has
> been obsolete for quite some time. And given that curses does not work
> in Emacs 27 and this is the first bug report about it and I found it
> only by doing some extensive portability checking, perhaps we should
> instead drop support for curses, and insist on ncurses or tinfo or
> terminfo. I wouldn't be surprised if the Emacs curses code has other
> issues that we don't know about because nobody uses it.

Paul, just some clarifications: are you saying that curses is completely
broken in Emacs 27?  And the curses library is obsolete?

Is there any reason to keep it around?

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