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Re: libcurses almost working with libterminfo
Roy Marples wrote:
Here's a small update to my libterminfo implementation .
For things that use terminfo directly and not via curses it works 100%
with my testing :)
I've also prepared a patch for libcurses to use libterminfo .
This sort of works. It doesn't crash, but it also doesn't behave
entirely correctly. For example, vi editing /etc/fstab the END key fails
to work (screen flashes, case changes) and centerim has some redraw and
keyboard handling issues.
Saying that, screen appears to work fine - but i think it just uses
curses to get a the tigetstr functions and friends which are in
At this stage I'm asking for help getting the libcurses part to work as
I'm not entirely sure how various parts work internally.
I take this all back.
I've tested boggle, hangman and vi (libterminfo issue fixed as stated in
subsequent email) from NetBSD and mutt, centerim from pkgsrc.
libcurses built on libterminfo works just like libcurses on libterm for
these apps - centerim has the same issues on our curses.
Can any interested parties test anything else and confirm things work or
I'll start preparing patches for things to compile against libterminfo
instead of libterm as I think this is pretty much ready to go now.
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