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Re: Subwindows and delwin

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: Subwindows and delwin
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 10:21:01 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 16 Jan 2009, Mike Gran wrote:

The curses docs say that a subwin shares memory with its parent window, and that it needs to be freed before the parent window is freed.

If a window and a subwindow share the memory, and if a subwindow is freed with delwin(), is the parent window unaffected? Can I continue to use the parent window?

yes (I recall using this in some programs).

Thomas E. Dickey

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