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Re: need a little help with dialog

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: need a little help with dialog
Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2015 17:27:16 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Thu, Apr 09, 2015 at 12:43:45PM -0500, address@hidden wrote:
> I would appreciate any help you could offer
> I am trying to feed dialog with a fifo
> I want to control dialog with a remote via lirc
> Here is what I am trying
>  rm tmp/dialog_fifo; mkfifo tmp/dialog_fifo; exec 5<tmp/dialog_fifo;
> dialog --trace tmp/dialog_trace --input-fd 5 --menu  "My List" 20 20 > 20 1 
> foo 2 bar 3 baz

but a fifo is normally not a tty, so the terminal initialization in
ncurses would fail.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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