Ncurses seems to not install 'tabs' command.

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Thu Dec 10 08:35:56 PST 2009

akhiezer wrote:
> 20091206125602_-0600: Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at> wrote:
>> Chris Staub wrote:
>>> Actually, it was recently *added* to Ncurses...just not in a stable 
>>> version yet - it's in the batch of upstream patches. I believe it's my 
>>> fault - I sent in a ticket report with a list of program updates, 
>>> including "tabs", which was in the patched version (as I use CLFS 
>>> myself, and CLFS uses Ncurses' upstream patches) but not in the release 
>>> version...
>> Interesting.  I was looking at old ncurses code to find it, but couldn't 
>> find it...
>> In any case, I just commented it out so it will be easy to add back when 
>> the next version is released.

> Should it be an erratum for lfs-6.5 book?

I don't think that a package missing an enhancecment rises to that level.

   -- Bruce

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