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Re: Help with libcurses and lynx under NetBSD-9 and -current?
hello Brett. I'm wondering if you saw my feedback to the PR you worked on regarding the
Here it is, in case you missed it.
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Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2021 11:48:09 -0700
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Subject: Re: pkg/55931: Lynx-2.8.9rel.1 doesn't work with libcurses in NetBSD-9
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Hello Brett. My apologies for taking so long to look at this issue. Your fixes improve
the situation, but don't appear to entirely solve it. Specifically, in lynx, if trying to
select from a drop down menu, the options for the drop down menu do not appear on the screen.
Here's how to reproduce the issue I'm seeing and my environment, in case that helps clarify the
1. Run lynx against any web site.
2. While lynx is running, press o to open the options page.
3. Arrow down until you reach the SSL prompting menu item.
4. press return on that menu item. This should produce a popup window in the middle of your
text and your arrow keys should let you select one of the choices.
5. On a working system, I get the popup window and I can arrow around.
On the libcurses with your changes, nothing appears on the screen, though the arrow keys do
change the choices from inside Lynx, meaning when you hit return to select an option, you can
see you've changed your selection back on the main screen.
My environment is as follows:
NetBSD mirkwood.nfbcal.org 9.99.77 NetBSD 9.99.77 (MIRKWOOD) #0: Tue Jan 19 14:34:20 PST 2021
Just so you're clear, I built a new build of the entire NetBSD-current sources that I've
been running for a while, with your patch installed. that way, your patch is the only change
from the environment I've been using.
My shell environment looks like:
TERMCAP=WW|window-v2|window program version 2: :am:bs:da:db:ms:pt:cr=^M:nl=^J:bl=^G:ta=^I: :cm=\EY%+ %+ :le=^H:nd=\EC:up=\EA:do=\EB:ho=\EH: :cd=\EJ:ce=\EK:cl=\EE:me=\Er^?:co#100:li#18:se=\ErA:so=\EsA:mr=\EsA:ue=\ErD:us=\EsD:ae=\ErH:as=\EsH:al=\EL:dl=\EM:kb=^H:ku=^[OA:kd=^[OB:kl=^[OD:kr=^[OC:
Hopefully this is a simple problem for you to reproduce or you can tell me I'm doing something
silly that's creating the trouble.
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