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RE: [alpine-user] ncurses source for Alpine package

From: RICK KING <>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 16:07:21 +0000

That did the trick. Thank you!

From: Natanael Copa <>
Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:45 AM
Subject: Re: [alpine-user] ncurses source for Alpine package


On Wed, 9 Jan 2019 22:11:38 +0000
RICK KING <<>> wrote:

> I'm trying to backtrace from the Alpine package for the ncurses-libs
> package at version 6.1_p20180818-r0 that appears to be defined by
> this APKBUILD file
> (<><<>>)
> When I follow the links out to the source location at
> though, I find no source tarballs from this
> timeframe. It looks as if they've pruned a certain number of older
> releases (though this is just from this past August)
> Am I looking at something wrong on this? Or is this version of the
> package broken at this point due to the ncurses folks pruning the
> versions that are still out there?
> I'd appreciate any guidance you can help give me on this issue.

We store the sources on<>.

The files from edge are removed after some time. They are found here:<>

The sources for stable branches are stored "forever". You can find the
sources for v3.8 here:<>

I hope that helps!


> Thanks,
> Rick King
> ADTRAN, Inc.

Received on Thu Jan 10 2019 - 16:07:21 UTC