Curses over a tcp socket

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Tue Feb 18 16:48:28 CET 2003


In article <b2thb7$jm6$1 at serv.vrn.ru>, Lexy Zhitenev wrote:
> 
>> My question is: I need to make the interface much more versatile, yet
>> still operate over a socket using a telnet client. Is there some way I
>> can use curses or something similar over a socket?
> 
> You can try it. Just redirect remote user input to stdin (for curses to
> understand it) and send curses stdout to your socket.

If you really want to write a telnet server, get a copy of
Stevens and make sure you handle the telnet protocol and
handshaking correctly.

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