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Re: ncurses 5.7 set_field_back problem

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: ncurses 5.7 set_field_back problem
Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2011 05:12:19 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Thu, Dec 01, 2011 at 08:21:48AM +0000, Pablo Cazallas Gonz?ffffe1lez wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a problem while developing with ncurses 5.7, exactly with the 
> "set_field_back" method, it is:
> When trying to set the video attribute of a field to A_BLINK, if its buffer 
> is longer than 13 bytes and it is empty, the method doesn't work well, but it 
> still returns E_OK.
> When doing the same, if the buffer is not longer than 13 bytes, it works fine.
> Here is a sample code that demonstrates it:

I made some minor fixes, and ran both here without seeing a problem.
(attaching the updated examples).

I made some fixes to field_buffer a while back - what version of ncurses
are you using?  I tested with
        ncurses 5.7.20081213
        ncurses 5.9.20111126

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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