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Re: strange char echo
Re: strange char echo
Thu, 05 Nov 2009 15:32:38 -0600
My reply on item "b" was basically that that the following yields
./configure --help |grep sp_funcs
./configure --help |grep sp-funcs
opening configure in nano and searching for sp_funcs and sp-funcs finds
On Thu, 2009-11-05 at 21:15 +0000, Scott Furry wrote:
> Apologies...wasn't sure how you were using ncurses. Had to throw out the
> 'corner case'
> My bad...should have directed you up a few more lines.
> If you look up at line 9341 in 'configure' (in the ncurses directory)
> you will see a reference to..
> --enable-sp-funcs or --disable-sp-funcs
> This also will cause NCURSES_SP_FUNS to be enabled/disabled.
> To see all the available options with a build, you can either type
> ./configure --help | more <-- pipe the output
> - or -
> ./configure --help >> somefile.txt <-- my prefered option as then I
> can look at all the available options in a text editor
> If this isn't the case then I may have to defer to the 'gurus' on this one.
> Good Luck.
> Bryan Christ wrote:
> > a) is unlikely because the terminal is Gnome Terminal.
> > b) i do not see a configure option with_sp_funcs (or anything like it)
> > and when i look at the symbol table i do see echo and noecho.
> > On Thu, 2009-11-05 at 20:26 +0000, Scott Furry wrote:
> >> Two schools of thought....
> >> a) hardware
> >> b) software
> >> For a) assuming some kind of external comms - do you have some form of
> >> loop back?
> >> I'm going to say this is probably unlikely and would be special case.
> >> However, I have to throw it out.
> >> For b) when you did you initial build (assuming you built from source)
> >> did you config using the flag "with_sp_funcs"?
> >> From the source see the configure file (line 9350 sets the flag
> >> NCURSES_SP_FUNCS) and lib_echo.c (NCURSES_SP_FUNCS is used to enable the
> >> build of the noecho function at line 77).
> >> Regards,
> >> Scott
> >> Bryan Christ wrote:
> >>> does anyone know what might cause characters to be echoed to the screen
> >>> even though noecho() was called at startup?
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Re: strange char echo, Thomas Dickey, 2009/11/05