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Re: mvwprintw

From: Bob Rossi
Subject: Re: mvwprintw
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2006 13:19:43 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.9i

On Thu, Mar 30, 2006 at 01:01:13PM -0500, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Mar 2006, Bob Rossi wrote:
> >Can a char string like this:
> >
> >$7 = 0x810e700 "(tgdb) b main.c:7                   ..."  where the
> >string is 81 characters long, and from the '7' up until char 80 they
> >are all spaces, and char 81 is the NUL char.
> >
> >be used with the function like this?
> > mvwprintw(win, 13, 0, "%s", buffer);
> >where buffer is the string above.
> It looks ok to me - how big is the window?

It's 60 rows x 80 columns. This is a frustrating bug to find. I've been
looking at it for an hour and have haven't got anywhere.

I did notice that my application was sending ^G (bell character) on
stderr. Would this screw something up?

I can't figure out why the terminal is printing currupt data when it
appears that I am passing it a normal string. I ran it through valgrind,
and it didn't detect any problems. :(

Bob Rossi

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