Re: utf8 patch for mc, slang 2 version

On Monday 12 June 2006 10:55, Jindrich Novy wrote:
> > Please take notice. It would probably be good if Vladimir and you could
> > keep your UTF-8 patch sets in sync. It just seems wasted effort to do
> > this in two places independently. Some inter-distro communication is not
> > going to hurt. Maybe these patches should be centrally maintained in a
> > contribs tree.
> The problem is that Vladimir and me use different versions of mc. My
> approach is to be more in sync with upstream so that there's a more
> recent CVS snapshot in Fedora for now because of a very rare release
> period of mc. This helps me to do only minimal changes when I want to
> send a patch to upstream. SuSE uses the stable mc-4.6.1, AFAIK.
It would not be a problem to have a more recent mc snapshot in 
openSUSE Factory. Even better, if it is synced with Fedora.

> +1 for storing useful patches in contrib. It would be quite hard to keep
> them in sync with devel mc though.
Good idea.

However we need a long-term solution. We should discuss what must be done
to have UTF support in upstream.

Vladimir Nadvornik

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