Subject: Re: dialog vs. curses.3
To: Charles M. Hannum <>
From: Julian Coleman <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/16/2000 00:33:27
> So I did a simple substitution in dialog to make it link with
> libcurses.3:
> %s/wnoutrefresh/wrefresh/
> %s/scroll (\([^)]*\))/wscrl (\1, 1)/
> It links and mostly works.  However, --menu, --checklist and
> --radiolist (i.e. menu boxes) do not display correctly.  E.g., when I
> do:

Should be fixed now.  I guess that sub windows arrived as an afterthought
to curses, so there were a few bugs lurking.

Having a variable with the same name as a function seems fairly horrible to
me.  I also had to get rid of a few #ifdef HAVE_NCURSES too.  Worth feeding
this back to the author?


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