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Re: Missing announcements for screen?




Hi Shaddy.

> So I noticed my recent fresh install of Cygwin has screen 4.5.1-1
> installed. And the most recent release is 4.5.2-1.

4.5.1-2
 
> Previously, I tracked a problem with screen 
> (https://sourceware.org/ml/cygwin/2014-05/msg00331.html)
> and sadly I know how involved it is to track down issues, so I've been
> just checking each new update to see if it resolves the issue described.

I remember when you helped us to fix that, or I thought you had. I'm still using
the patch you provided.

No new patches have been added since then. Just minor upstream releases.

FWIW I use screen in Cygwin x86_64 every day, and I don't see any screen
corruption there, although I do see it in other OSes. Strange. Environment
variables? tty settings?

> In any case, I didn't recall the updates for screen hitting my Inbox.
> Looking at the mailing list, it appears to me that announcements have
> not been forthcoming for screen, and perhaps other packages, for a
> while:
> 
> https://sourceware.org/cgi-bin/search.cgi?cmd=Search!&fmt=long&form=extended&GroupBySite=no&m=all&ps=10&q=screen&sp=1&sy=1&type=&ul=/ml/cygwin-announce/%25&wf=0020&wm=wrd&s=DRP
> 
> Can someone confirm that? Is there a list of what's been fixed in each
> release that I can look at ahead of installation?

I confess to forgetting or just skipping announcements sometimes. It's hard for
me to tell that anyone cares about them, although I see that you do. I will try
to do better, though I guess if you don't see one from me you can assume nothing
important changed.

4.5.1-2 was just uploaded yesterday, as Marco said. I usually wait a day or so
(when I do remember) after I upload to send the announcement. Will send shortly.

Andrew


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