something like getc() in console without curses?

Rainy sill at
Tue May 15 12:55:27 CEST 2001

On Tue, 15 May 2001 09:54:33 GMT, Rainy <sill at> wrote:
> Hiya,
> I'm writing a frontend script for mpg123, I'd like to process characters one
> at a time, so that I can hit 'n' and it'd play the next track. I don't want any
> other curses features, though, so I thought it would be an overkill to use them
> just for this. What's the easiest way to do this? (I looked at docs and searched
> google, all in vain).

Doh.. it's in python FAQ, of all places :/.

Delay not, Caesar.  Read it instantly.
                -- Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar" 3,1
Here is a letter, read it at your leisure.
                -- Shakespeare, "Merchant of Venice" 5,1
        [Quoted in "VMS Internals and Data Structures", V4.4, when
         referring to I/O system services.]

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