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Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.4dev.8

From: pg
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.4dev.8
Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2000 00:11:02 -0600 (MDT)

In a recent note, Thomas Dickey said:

> Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2000 21:42:19 -0400
> 2000-08-24 (2.8.4dev.8)
> * suppress PG's endwin/newterm code for ncurses because it is not needed -TD

Thanks for catching this.  I notice that this suppresses not only the call to
delscreen that I added, but also the call to endwin.  endwin had previously
been in the path for ncurses.  Was suppressing it intentional?

> * modify start_curses() function to preset environment variables $LINES and
>   $COLUMNS to make the curses library see the proper screen size.  After
>   calling endwin(), delete the current SCREEN object, to force curses library
>   to discard its cached values of LINES and COLS.  This requires using
>   newterm(), which may not be present in all versions of curses, so we check
>   for and ifdef accordingly.  Tested on os390 and Solaris -PG
Retested on Solaris; compiling on OS/390 as I write this.

-- gil

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