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Re: ncurses

Barry Pollock <barryp@mail.hurontel.on.ca> writes:

> I am doin some ncurses stuff for ed the line editor to make it print
> screens of text as well as lines I am getting undefind references to
> main.c:1676: undefined reference to `tparam'
> I have included termcap.h and ncurses.h and the ncurses libray hasbeen
> recognized as well as the termcap stuff has been mentioned.

"Undefined reference" errors almost always imply that you're failing
to link against some library; does your link line include "-lncurses"?

> There is also `U' and `D'
> which cause ed to print -24 lines or _+24lines to the screen
> I would like to eventuly have ed recognize the up and down arrows as
> well as the page up and page down This would speed up editing a great
> amount.

You are aware of the "visual" version of ed, vi, which has several
implementations in Debian, and is pretty much standard on every
version of Unix out there?

David Maze         dmaze@debian.org      http://people.debian.org/~dmaze/
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