libtinfo-dev - transitional package for libncurses-dev

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename libtinfo-dev_6.1+20181013-2_i386.deb
Package name libtinfo-dev
Package version 6.1+20181013
Package release 2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category devel::lang:c devel::library implemented-in::c libdevel role::devel-lib
License -
Maintainer Craig Small <>
Download size 932 B
Installed size 6.00 KB
This is a transitional package that can safely be removed.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libtinfo-dev_6.1+20181013-2_amd64.deb 6.1+20181013 amd64 Debian Main
libtinfo-dev - - -


Name Value
libncurses-dev = 6.1+20181013-2
libtinfo6 = 6.1+20181013-2


Type URL
Binary Package libtinfo-dev_6.1+20181013-2_i386.deb
Source Package ncurses

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libtinfo-dev deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libtinfo-dev




2019-02-11 - Sven Joachim <>
ncurses (6.1+20181013-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add Breaks against libmono-corlib4.5-cil (<<
to ncurses-base and ncurses-term (Closes: #899394).
* Add Build-Depends-Package annotations to the symbols files.
* Add a lintian override to ncurses-examples for
* Upgrade Standards-Version to 4.3.0, no changes needed.
2018-10-18 - Sven Joachim <>
ncurses (6.1+20181013-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream patchlevel.
- Modify configure scripts to reduce relinking/ranlib during library
install.  Together with the next change, this Closes: #903790.
* Configure with --disable-relink.
* Fix wrong-path-for-interpreter lintian error in ncurses-examples.
* Add Breaks against libunibilium4 (<< 2.0.0-3) to ncurses-base and
ncurses-term (Closes: #904337).
* Upgrade Standards-Version to 4.2.1, no further changes needed.
2018-07-17 - Sven Joachim <>
ncurses (6.1+20180714-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream patchlevel.
- Fix a case where tiparm could return null if the format-string was
empty (Closes: #902630).
- Reduce use of _GNU_SOURCE for current glibc where _DEFAULT_SOURCE
combines with _XOPEN_SOURCE (Closes: #900987).
- Modify generated ncurses*config and ncurses.pc, ncursesw.pc, etc.,
to list helper libraries such as gpm for static linking (see #900839).
* Refresh Debian patches.
* Stop building special debug libraries, and mark the -dbg packages as
Multi-Arch: same (Addresses: #849003).
* Build the static libraries without gpm support (Closes: #900839).
* Upgrade Standards-Version to 4.1.5, no changes needed.
2018-05-21 - Sven Joachim <>
ncurses (6.1+20180210-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Take over the dvtm and dvtm-256color terminfo entries from the dvtm
package in ncurses-term (see #897953).
* Cherry-pick a fix from the 20180519 patchlevel: add check in
pair_content() to handle the case where caller asks for an
uninitialized pair (Closes: #898658).
* Move screen.xterm-256color and rxvt-unicode-256color terminfo entries
from ncurses-term to ncurses-base (Closes: #898666, #898948).
* Speed up binary-indep builds by building only the configurations
necessary to install and run tic.
- Move the g++-multilib build dependency to Build-Depends-Arch.
2018-05-10 - Sven Joachim <>
ncurses (6.1+20180210-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add back "Suggests: ncurses-doc" to libncurses-dev which inadvertently
got lost in 6.1+20180210-1 (Closes: #897035).
* Cherry-pick a fix from the 20180414 patchlevel: add a null-pointer
check in _nc_parse_entry to handle an error when a use-name is invalid
syntax (report by Chung-Yi Lin, CVE-2018-10754).
* Add Breaks against versions of bash-static and zsh-static which were
built with libtinfo before 6.1 to ncurses-{base,term}.
2018-04-26 - Sven Joachim <>
ncurses (6.1+20180210-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Run dh_autoreconf at build time to regenerate configure scripts.
- Add a build-dependency on autoconf-dickey (>= 2.52+20170501).
- Drop debian/README.source.
* Drop Replaces/Breaks relationships on pre-wheezy packages.
* Add more Breaks to ncurses-base and ncurses-term against libraries
incompatible with the new terminfo format: libtinfo5 (<< 6.1) and
libunibilium0 (Closes: #891380).
* Update the watch files to version 4, and look for tarballs on
* Bump debhelper compatibility level to 11.
* Use "dh_missing --fail-missing" instead of "dh_install --fail-missing".
* Temporarily add ncurses{w,}5-config compatibility symlinks.
* Upgrade Standards-Version to 4.1.4, no changes needed.
* Upload to unstable.

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