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Re: Crash in tparam.c on OpenBSD

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: Crash in tparam.c on OpenBSD
Date: 4 Jan 2004 02:25:02 GMT
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Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> From: Thomas Dickey <address@hidden>
>> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.bug
>> Date: 2 Jan 2004 11:01:04 GMT
>> This appears to be a problem with emacs' configure script.  It shouldn't
>> have to compile-in most of the logic for tparam, since that can be done
>> with calls to the "real" tgoto.

> Sorry, I don't understand: there's no place in the Emacs configure
> script where it references tparam.  So could you please elaborate?

It's been several months since I looked (well, I _could_ download the
source again...).  What I recalled was that Emacs' tparam() is used in
a few places that could be directed to the underlying tgoto() function -
if that tgoto() is not supplied by Emacs.  That was essentially what I
reported before.

> FWIW, it looks like support for %pN was recently added to tparam.c in
> the Emacs CVS, so this problem shouldn't happen anymore.

I suppose so.  I'm not sure if it would handle the more complicated
expressions for color.

Thomas E. Dickey

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