Re: Using dialog
On Sun, Aug 02, 1998 at 07:20:57PM -0500, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> *- Johann Spies wrote about "Using dialog"
> | I want to try out dialog and have read the man page. But I still do not
> | know how to use it. Can somebody send me an example please?
> The dunc package requires it so you could install that package and look
> at its scripts.
> There is dialog replacement called whiptail that is supposed to be more
> powerful. The pppconfig and modconf packages use it so you could look
> at those packages for examples.
How can you call it more powerful when it only has a subset of the function-
ality? I personally use tailbox in several of my internal toys. I find
whiptail to be ugly, clumsy in respect to moving around in menus, slower on
older machines, and it seems to me the reason we went to it was more political
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