Subject: Re: menuc vs libmenu
To: Brett Lymn <>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/22/2000 16:45:23
On Sat Jul 22 16:00:26 2000, Brett Lymn wrote:
[why sysinst uses menuc and not libmenu]

> Just from a quick look at the menu stuff for sysinst the problems I
> can see with menuc are:
> 1) Lacking man pages (sorry Phil...)
> 2) It appears that the programmer has no control over the binding of
>    keys to actions.
> 3) The input key handling ....ummmm.... sucks - to be fair menuc was
>    probably written before Julian and I started hacking on curses but
>    there are better ways to handle input in curses now.

Correct. There was no sign about libmenu when Phil was working on sysinst.

What we should do is to switch from menuc to libmenu.

> If anyone has any questions about libmenu, feel free to email me - I
> believe I know it inside out ;-)

Could try to switch sysinst to libmenu?