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Re: need a little help with dialog

From: kqt4at5v
Subject: Re: need a little help with dialog
Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2015 16:35:26 -0500 (CDT)
User-agent: Alpine 2.02 (DEB 1266 2009-07-14)

On Thu, 9 Apr 2015, Thomas Dickey wrote:

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.

so before i give up on this, is there any way to control a dialog session via 

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