Subject: Re: 2nd stage boot menu (i386)
To: Stephen Borrill <>
From: Brett Lymn <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/14/2007 09:51:00
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.

Brett Lymn
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