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Re: lynx-dev Lynx idle-loop

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Lynx idle-loop
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2002 10:59:52 -0400 (EDT)

> 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?

only when configure doesn't run.  FANCY_CURSES isn't designed to be
defined when linking with slang, for example - customizing the definitions
is a potential source of problems.
Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden> <address@hidden>

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