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authorXin LI <delphij@FreeBSD.org>2014-02-28 19:18:07 +0000
committerXin LI <delphij@FreeBSD.org>2014-02-28 19:18:07 +0000
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Redo import of ncurses 5.9 (stripped).vendor/ncurses/5.9-20110404_stripped
Notes
Notes: svn path=/vendor/ncurses/dist/; revision=262617 svn path=/vendor/ncurses/5.9-20110404_stripped/; revision=262631; tag=vendor/ncurses/5.9-20110404_stripped
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index ca47d02d0ec8..5df7f47e722e 100644
--- a/TO-DO
+++ b/TO-DO
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
--- Copyright (c) 1998-2007,2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc. --
+-- Copyright (c) 1998-2010,2011 Free Software Foundation, Inc. --
-- --
-- Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a --
-- copy of this software and associated documentation files (the --
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@
-- sale, use or other dealings in this Software without prior written --
-- authorization. --
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
--- $Id: TO-DO,v 1.51 2008/10/11 19:22:27 tom Exp $
+-- $Id: TO-DO,v 1.57 2011/03/28 00:23:02 tom Exp $
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
SHORT-TERM TO-DO ITEMS:
@@ -45,7 +45,7 @@ Known Problems:
+ Scrolling optimization has holes: for example, it forces repaints of the
screen between calls to refresh().
-+ SVr4 uses slightly different rules for determining when softkeys are shown.
++ SVr4 uses slightly different rules for determining when softkeys are shown.
For example, they are initially displayed (before the ncurses 'e' test
activates them), and a touchwin can apparently also force them to be
displayed.
@@ -58,7 +58,7 @@ Known Problems:
+ The window classes defined in the c++ subdirectory need documentation. Some
C++ programmer could earn a lot of good karma by doing this...
-+ vid_attr() should support the set_a_attributes (sgr1) string, but does not.
++ vid_attr() should support the set_a_attributes (sgr1) string, but does not.
There appear to be no terminals that require that functionality.
+ the configure --disable-ext-funcs option does not work for Ada95 tree.
@@ -72,27 +72,28 @@ Known Problems:
Building those with libtool does not work either. (This is a problem with
the BSD platforms).
++ more work is needed to make the MinGW port support ordinary terminals.
+
Portability (or lack thereof):
+ Users of older System V UNIXes (but not Solaris, and probably not SVr4) may
trip over a known problem with the signal-handling code which causes abrupt
termination of ncurses applications following resume from a ^Z suspend (this
problem was first seen running lynx). You will not see this problem if you
- are running Linux or one of the 4.4BSD derivatives like FreeBSD, NetBSD, or
- BSDI. For details, see the analysis in the header comment of
- ncurses/tty/lib_tstp.c .
+ are using one of the 4.4BSD derivatives like such as, NetBSD, or BSDI, or
+ systems using that convention. For details, see the analysis in the header
+ comment of ncurses/tty/lib_tstp.c .
+ In theory, vwprintw and vwscanf are supposed to use the older varargs.h
interface for handling variadic argument lists (and are deprecated by X/Open
- for that reason). Linux doesn't have varargs.h, it has the newer
- X/Open-standard stdargs.h equivalent. So these functions use stdargs
- instead. This is unlikely to be a problem unless you're building ncurses on
- a System V old enough to only have varargs.h. (Solaris 2.5.1 used the
- stdarg.h binding as well).
-
-+ If you're using a BSD earlier than 4.4BSD, or a Linux old enough not to have
- a native vsscanf(3) in its library, vwscanw() will not work. You lose. (It
- should work on any System V, however). If you want to fix this, add an
+ for that reason). Many newer systems do no have varargs.h, instead they have
+ only the newer X/Open-standard stdargs.h equivalent. So these functions use
+ stdargs instead. This is unlikely to be a problem unless you're building
+ ncurses on a System V old enough to only have varargs.h. (Solaris 2.5.1 used
+ the stdarg.h binding as well).
+
++ If you're using a system old enough not to have a native vsscanf(3) in its
+ library, vwscanw() will not work. If you want to fix this, add an
implementation to ncurses/vsscanf.c.
+ The C++ binding fails to build with a few C++ compilers.
@@ -122,7 +123,7 @@ supporting internationalization.
2. DOS port
Only a few of the files in the library depend on the terminfo format.
-It should be possible to further kernelize the package, then rewrite
+It should be possible to further kernelize the package, then rewrite
a small number of core files to produce a functionally-compatible
port that would do updates to a memory-mapped screen area. The first
result of this would be a DOS port.
@@ -195,10 +196,10 @@ F. Unused VDT capabilities:
move_insert, dest_tabs_magic_smso, transparent_underline,
needs_xon_xoff, hard_cursor.
Numerics: lines_of_memory, buttons.
- Strings: pkey_key, pkey_local, pkey_xmit, underline_char,
- enter_xon_mode, exit_xon_mode, xon_character, xoff_character,
+ Strings: pkey_key, pkey_local, pkey_xmit, underline_char,
+ enter_xon_mode, exit_xon_mode, xon_character, xoff_character,
display_clock, remove_clock, user[0-5], display_pc_char,
- enter_scancode_mode, exit_scancode_mode, pc_term_options,
+ enter_scancode_mode, exit_scancode_mode, pc_term_options,
scancode_escape, alt_scancode_esc.
These are the potentially important ones for ncurses. Notes: