Subject: Re: 2nd stage boot menu (i386)
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/13/2007 23:58:20
In article <>,
Brett Lymn  <> wrote:
>On Tue, Nov 13, 2007 at 03:40:18PM +0000, Stephen Borrill wrote:
>> Future improvements:
>> - more interactive menu (I've a tiny curses menu which I could release
>> under a BSD licence and use as a basis - anyone know how about cursor
>> positioning at this BIOS stage?)
>Would it really be necessary to pull in another curses?  At worst what
>you could do is build a mini-curses that uses reach-overs to pull in
>the functionality from libcurses for you.  Most of the interface is
>reasonable modular so you should be able to just grab the core and
>possibly hard-code in a Really Dumb (tm) terminal definition.

Isn't it too early for curses at that point, since there is no wscons?