Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#5240 closed task (fixed)

Add newt-0.52.17 (libnewt)

Reported by: Fernando de Oliveira Owned by: Fernando de Oliveira
Priority: normal Milestone: 7.6
Component: BOOK Version: SVN
Severity: normal Keywords:


Required by NetworkManager- to build "nmtui", a new curses-based client for easier console operation. Program nmtui is a connection editor. May be used to edit, delete or add connections.

In NM page, it would be included as recommended dependency, adding the switch --with-nmtui to configure.

Newt is a programming library for color text mode, widget based user interfaces.
Newt can be used to add stacked windows, entry widgets, checkboxes, radio buttons,
labels, plain text fields, scrollbars, etc., to text mode user interfaces. Newt is
based on the S-Lang library. 

Change History (6)

comment:1 by Fernando de Oliveira, 7 years ago

Type: enhancementtask

comment:2 by Fernando de Oliveira, 7 years ago

Owner: changed from blfs-book@… to Fernando de Oliveira
Status: newassigned

comment:3 by Fernando de Oliveira, 7 years ago

Thinking to place in 9. General Libraries

comment:4 by bdubbs@…, 7 years ago

Would Graphics and Font Libraries fit better?

comment:5 by Fernando de Oliveira, 7 years ago

I had that thought, and couldn't decide. Now, reading the description again, you are right. Thanks.

comment:6 by Fernando de Oliveira, 7 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

Fixed at r13346.

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