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Re: Bug#359062: debian-installer: bterm is not (yet) accessible for brltty

Dave Mielke, le Mon 27 Mar 2006 18:19:56 -0500, a écrit :
> [quoted lines by Samuel Thibault on 2006/03/28 at 00:57 +0200]
> >In its own memory, which I proposed (in the very first mail of the
> >discussion) to export somehow to brltty, via some /dev/bterm mmap()ed
> >file for instance (very easy to implement in bterm's code: a mere open()
> >then mmap() instead of the current malloc()).
> Yes, either that or a shared memory segment.

Well, I have a preference on mmap() since it's a bit easier to use (and
I'm not sure whether shared memory is included in installer kernels).

> It'd also need a way to ask where the cursor is, what the screen
> dimensions are, and, optionally (but hopefully) what the highlighting
> is for each character.

These can be easily mapped to.


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