how to ncurses on win32 platform

Fuzzyman fuzzyman at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 10:29:31 CET 2005


Tim Golden wrote:
> [Jorgen Grahn]
> | [Alan Gauld ]
> | > You can use ncurses via cygwin.
> | > There are DOS ports too but I couldn't get any of them to
> | > work on my XP box, YMMV...
> |
> | Or, as Alex Martelli wrote in "Python in a nutshell":
> |
> |    "The curses package works only on Unix-like platforms
> | (there are persis-
> |    tent rumors of Windows ports of it, but I've never found a
> | working one)."
>
> This is the only one I've seen which claims
> (at least partial) compatibility. I've looked
> it over, but never had a chance to try it out:
>
> http://flangy.com/dev/python/curses/
>
> TJG

It's a shame there isn't (as far as I can see) a source distribution,
or a 2.4 binary.

It works very well for the parts implemented.

Regards,

Fuzzy
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