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Re: terminfo implementation
On Sat, 27 Jun 2009 11:02:11 +0100
Roy Marples <roy%marples.name@localhost> wrote:
> Hi list
> I've been working on a terminfo implementation and this part is now
> pretty much done, although there is one encoding type that needs to be
> finished and the tputs needs to work with ncurses values as well. You
> can see the source here. Basic tic and infocmp utilities are included.
> I've not included a terminal description file as I propose we use the
> ncurses one.
> This is compatible with the terminfo x/open standard with respect to
> tparm. tparmv is provided as well, and if you #define TPARM_VARARGS then
> tparm is mapped to tparmv to provide source compatibility with default
> tmux-0.8 needs a tiny patch to work with this, basically adding the
> #define, removing the #include <ncurses.h> line and replacing OK with 0.
> Does anyone have any ideas about merging this into the tree? I think we
> can add it as a new library and slowly move code over to using
> libterminfo instead of libtermcap, although this does mean mainting two
> different databases until completed as my libterminfo does not have any
> libtermcap capabilities.
Sounds nice! Can you still ensure binary compatibility with old applications
using libtermcap after that proposed future removal?
Adam Hoka <Adam.Hoka%Gmail.com@localhost>
Adam Hoka <ahoka%NetBSD.org@localhost>
Adam Hoka <ahoka%MirBSD.de@localhost>
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