Subject: Re: HEADS UP: new curses in tree
To: MINOURA Makoto <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brett Lymn <email@example.com>
Date: 12/07/2001 09:47:01
According to MINOURA Makoto:
>It seems this change broke menuc(1).
Hmmm it seems like menuc was doing Bad Things(tm), the prefix
_cursesi_ tells me this is a CURSES INTERNAL VARIABLE DAMMIT!!!
applications that rely on internals are broken... no ifs no
buts... pant pant pant.
>Could someone fix this?
I will sort this, what you have done looks ok for an interim patch :-)
> My suggestion is following but we
>should look at the termcap which curses actually uses.
What we should do is nuke the mgetch() function entirely and use the
curses keypad mode to assemble the multi-key sequences. There are a
number of situations where mgetch will fail. I will have a look at
doing this when I have sorted out some other things.
Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, BAE SYSTEMS