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Bug 6941

Summary: ncurses 5.0 isn't really backward-compatible
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Pekka Savola <pekkas>
Component: ncursesAssignee: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer <bero>
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Priority: medium    
Version: 6.1   
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
URL: ftp://rawhide.redhat.com/pub/rawhide/i386/RedHat/RPMS/ncurses-5.0-2.i386.rpm
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Last Closed: 1999-11-12 17:59:36 UTC Type: ---
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Description Pekka Savola 1999-11-12 07:16:32 UTC
I upgraded to ncurses-5.0-1 and every curses-program stopped
working complaining missing shared libraries.

Adding symlinks for old ncurses versions in /usr/lib by hand fixed the
problem.

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rpm -V ncurses
missing    /usr/lib/libform.so.4
missing    /usr/lib/libmenu.so.4
....L...   /usr/lib/libncurses.so.4
missing    /usr/lib/libpanel.so.4
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Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 1999-11-12 17:59:59 UTC
Thanks for reporting - fixed in 5.0-2.