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Re: lynx-dev Lynx idle-loop

From: Doug Kaufman
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Lynx idle-loop
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2002 07:45:06 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, 18 Jul 2002, Gisle Vanem wrote:

> SLang has supported mouse under DOS since a few versions back. I
> commited a patch to John E. Davis.

Thanks. I'll look into mouse support again.
> > It looks like
> > your "while" condition is the same as is used in "kbhit", so it ought
> > to apply when there is no keypress.
> But it doesn't. Lynx is *not* blocking in getxkey(), but someplace else.
> I'm trying to find where, but the code is so hard to follow. I tried inserting
> a "tcp_tick(NULL)" at the start of the while-loop in mainloop(), but that
> didn't help. I need to find the point where Lynx is blocking waiting for
> keypresses. It used to be getxkey(), but now it seems it's no longer called.
> I'll check it out.
> > I don't understand how you got FANCY_CURSES defined when using slang?
> > Which options did you use when you ran "configure"?
> I didn't ran configure. I used my own makefile.

Is there an advantage to doing that, as opposed to using confiure?

> > How do I tell if tcp_tick is being called?
> One way is to run with "-wdebug" and look at the file
> for activity when Lynx is idle.

That should work. I'll try to see if I can find the problem, but I'll be
too busy at work for the next few days.
Doug Kaufman
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