[Gambas-user] ncurses, question

Benoît Minisini g4mba5 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 13:56:03 CET 2021

Le 06/01/2021 à 13:52, Tobias Boege a écrit :
> On Mon, 04 Jan 2021, Brian G wrote:
>> Tobias,
>> When I run your program in a terminal
>> it hangs in the ncurses mode no input unless I add
>> an explicit quit instruction.
>> quit 0
>> if i just add a screen.suspend()
>> it goes back to terminal but never exits
> Isn't this normal? Do you have an old ncurses project which behaves
> differently since that commit? I have an older 3.14.90 here where a
> gb.ncurses application also doesn't terminate on its own.
> This is because gb.ncurses watches the input file descriptor for
> keystrokes, keeping the Gambas process running in the event loop,
> for as long as there is a valid Window object. (This is the same
> as with gb.qt4, superficially.) And there is always a default,
> static Window object representing the whole screen.
> The project I sent you should print, step out of and into ncurses
> mode and print again, all on its own. When it says "Bye bye", you
> can ctrl+c it.
> Best,
> Tobias

Shouldn't the user be able to close the default static window to 
terminate the application?

Benoît Minisini

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