Michael Hudson mwh at
Mon Feb 10 16:51:09 CET 2003

gabor <gabor at> writes:

> On Mon, 2003-02-10 at 05:20, Erik Max Francis wrote:
> > gabor wrote:
> > 
> > > sorry, linux here....
> > > 
> > > any info on that platform ?
> > 
> > curses would probably be your best bet there.
> yes, at the end i used curses, and it works nicely, thanks...
> i just thought that maybe there's a simpler solution not needing
> curses....

Not really.  You can muck with terminal settings and ioctl calls if
you really want to avoid curses.

It's not really hard, but it's fiddly and tedious.


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  the new ones go whupwhupwhupwhooopwhooooopwhooooooommmmmmmmmm."
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