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Re: Mutt, slang, and ncurses question
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Mutt, slang, and ncurses question
- From: David Terrell <dbt_(_at_)_meat_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Tue, 21 Sep 1999 03:40:05 -0700
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Reply-to: David Terrell <dbt_(_at_)_meat_(_dot_)_net>
On Tue, Sep 21, 1999 at 11:31:42AM +0200, Marc Espie wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 20, 1999 at 12:32:50PM -0600, Ken wrote:
> > Greets:
> > I run both FreeBSD and OpenBSD boxes. My preferred MUA is Mutt. I note
> > that the OpenBSD package requires the slang library, while the FreeBSD port
> > can utilize either slang or ncurses. I am curious about which would be
> > best to use on one of my FreeBSD boxes and why. There must be some reason
> > OpenBSD utilizes slang and FreeBSD offers a choice?
> Yep, no one bothered to provide a mutt with ncurses packages.
> It's probably a bad idea anyway, as this would just confuse users :)
I compiled mutt against ncurses and have no problems. Any reason
you(?) thought slang was necessary?
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