Text mode dialog library like TSO

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Thu Mar 19 17:26:22 PDT 2009

On Fri, 20 Mar 2009 00:58:54 +0100, Erik Trulsson <ertr1013 at student.uu.se> wrote:
> Another alternative might be the form(3) library which also is built on top
> of ncurses.  It seems to be a bit more cumbersome to use than dialog(3) but
> is probably somewhat closer to what you were looking for.
> If you look around a bit on the web you can probably find several tutorials
> and references for both curses as well as the form, menu. and panel
> libraries that are usually included with most curses implementations
> (including ncurses.) See for example
> http://tldp.org/HOWTO/NCURSES-Programming-HOWTO/

Wow, I'm impressed: forms at least gives a good toolkit for what
I need, and CDK (curses development kit) is even in the ports.
It's examples are very interesting, it seems to be what I need.

The world is safe, I won't reinvent the wheel. :-)

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