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Re: looking for C++ docs/examples

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: looking for C++ docs/examples
Date: Mon, 5 May 2003 16:09:55 -0400
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On Mon, May 05, 2003 at 12:40:01PM -0600, D. Stimits wrote:
> I just joined the ncurses list, this message is in part a test to see if 
> it goes through.
> I'm trying to find out more about programming ncurses under C++, within 
> Linux (Redhat 7.3 through 9.0), and finding docs on working with C++ 
> "sparse". I updated to the 5.3-4 rpm, so the version should be fairly 
> recent. I notice mention of a C++ interface, but no docs are available. 
> There is mention of a sample from libg++ (but libg++ appears to be 
> antique, I have only a compat version from the 2.7.2 days), but the 
> source code is missing from the 5.3-4 rpm distribution.

the original sample from libg++ has long ago been rewritten - what's
left of that is mostly in cursesw.h
> One technical question I have, aside from just looking for C++ docs, 
> info, and samples, is whether ncurses it thread-safe or reentrant?

no - there's no thread-code in ncurses (not from lack of interest, but time)

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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