[Buildroot] [PATCH] Revert "package/dialog: bump version to 1.3-20190808"
peter at korsgaard.com
Sun Dec 8 09:09:35 UTC 2019
>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Cercueil <paul at crapouillou.net> writes:
> The 1.3-20190808 version looks extremely buggy.
> For instance, if you try to open a dialog using this command:
> dialog --no-shadow --msgbox "test test test" 10 32
> - the --no-shadow attribute doesn't seem to work anymore, since the
> frame will sill have a shadow,
> - the text shown within the frame won't be "test test test" as expected,
> but "testtesttest".
> These bugs make the program completely unusable, so revert to the last
> known good version.
Funky. I gave it a try (using qemu_arm_versatile_defconfig with sourcery
codebench toolchain) and I indeed see the shadow but the text is
And with the revert the shadow is indeed gone:
Interesting enough, dialog on my (Debian, 1.3-20190211-1) laptop behaves
like the new version, so it also unconditionally adds the frame:
So I am not sure where you got the corrupted testtesttest from? What is
your TERM variable set to?
Anyway, I am OK with reverting, but it would be great if you could also:
- Contact upstream to get it fixed in future releases
- Add a runtime test for it
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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