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authorBaptiste Daroussin <bapt@FreeBSD.org>2020-02-07 08:36:41 +0000
committerBaptiste Daroussin <bapt@FreeBSD.org>2020-02-07 08:36:41 +0000
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Vendor import ncurses 6.1-20200118vendor/ncurses/6.1-20200118
Notes
Notes: svn path=/vendor/ncurses/dist/; revision=357645 svn path=/vendor/ncurses/6.1-20200118/; revision=357646; tag=vendor/ncurses/6.1-20200118
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+++ b/man/curs_pad.3x
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
.\"***************************************************************************
-.\" Copyright (c) 1998-2005,2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc. *
+.\" Copyright (c) 1998-2017,2018 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 *
@@ -26,7 +26,11 @@
.\" authorization. *
.\"***************************************************************************
.\"
-.\" $Id: curs_pad.3x,v 1.17 2010/12/04 18:41:07 tom Exp $
+.\" $Id: curs_pad.3x,v 1.25 2018/07/28 22:20:54 tom Exp $
+.de bP
+.ie n .IP \(bu 4
+.el .IP \(bu 2
+..
.TH curs_pad 3X ""
.na
.hy 0
@@ -42,21 +46,22 @@
.SH SYNOPSIS
\fB#include <curses.h>\fR
.sp
-\fBWINDOW *newpad(int nlines, int ncols);\fR
+\fBWINDOW *newpad(int \fP\fInlines\fP\fB, int \fP\fIncols\fP\fB);\fR
.br
-\fBWINDOW *subpad(WINDOW *orig, int nlines, int ncols,\fR
- \fBint begin_y, int begin_x);\fR
+\fBWINDOW *subpad(WINDOW *\fP\fIorig\fP\fB, int \fP\fInlines\fP\fB, int \fP\fIncols\fP\fB,\fR
+ \fBint \fP\fIbegin_y\fP\fB, int \fP\fIbegin_x\fP\fB);\fR
.br
-\fBint prefresh(WINDOW *pad, int pminrow, int pmincol,\fR
- \fBint sminrow, int smincol, int smaxrow, int smaxcol);\fR
+\fBint prefresh(WINDOW *\fP\fIpad\fP\fB, int \fP\fIpminrow\fP\fB, int \fP\fIpmincol\fP\fB,\fR
+ \fBint \fP\fIsminrow\fP\fB, int \fP\fIsmincol\fP\fB, int \fP\fIsmaxrow\fP\fB, int \fP\fIsmaxcol\fP\fB);\fR
.br
-\fBint pnoutrefresh(WINDOW *pad, int pminrow, int pmincol,\fR
- \fBint sminrow, int smincol, int smaxrow, int smaxcol);\fR
+\fBint pnoutrefresh(WINDOW *\fP\fIpad\fP\fB, int \fP\fIpminrow\fP\fB, int \fP\fIpmincol\fP\fB,\fR
+ \fBint \fP\fIsminrow\fP\fB, int \fP\fIsmincol\fP\fB, int \fP\fIsmaxrow\fP\fB, int \fP\fIsmaxcol\fP\fB);\fR
.br
-\fBint pechochar(WINDOW *pad, chtype ch);\fR
+\fBint pechochar(WINDOW *\fP\fIpad\fP\fB, chtype \fP\fIch\fP\fB);\fR
.br
-\fBint pecho_wchar(WINDOW *pad, const cchar_t *wch);\fR
+\fBint pecho_wchar(WINDOW *\fP\fIpad\fP\fB, const cchar_t *\fP\fIwch\fP\fB);\fR
.SH DESCRIPTION
+.SS newpad
The \fBnewpad\fR routine creates and returns a pointer to a new pad data
structure with the given number of lines, \fInlines\fR, and columns,
\fIncols\fR.
@@ -67,12 +72,14 @@ Pads can be used when a large window is needed, and only a part of the
window will be on the screen at one time.
Automatic refreshes of pads
(e.g., from scrolling or echoing of input) do not occur.
+.PP
It is not
legal to call \fBwrefresh\fR with a \fIpad\fR as an argument; the routines
\fBprefresh\fR or \fBpnoutrefresh\fR should be called instead.
Note that these
routines require additional parameters to specify the part of the pad to be
displayed and the location on the screen to be used for the display.
+.SS subpad
.PP
The \fBsubpad\fR routine creates and returns a pointer to a subwindow within a
pad with the given number of lines, \fInlines\fR, and columns, \fIncols\fR.
@@ -84,18 +91,22 @@ affect both windows.
During the use of this routine, it will often be
necessary to call \fBtouchwin\fR or \fBtouchline\fR on \fIorig\fR before
calling \fBprefresh\fR.
+.SS prefresh, pnoutrefresh
.PP
The \fBprefresh\fR and \fBpnoutrefresh\fR routines are analogous to
\fBwrefresh\fR and \fBwnoutrefresh\fR except that they relate to pads instead
of windows.
The additional parameters are needed to indicate what part of the
pad and screen are involved.
+.bP
The \fIpminrow\fR and \fIpmincol\fR parameters specify the upper
left-hand corner of the rectangle to be displayed in the pad.
+.bP
The \fIsminrow\fR,
\fIsmincol\fR, \fIsmaxrow\fR, and \fIsmaxcol\fR
parameters specify the edges of the
rectangle to be displayed on the screen.
+.PP
The lower right-hand corner of the
rectangle to be displayed in the pad is calculated from the screen coordinates,
since the rectangles must be the same size.
@@ -104,9 +115,11 @@ contained within their respective structures.
Negative values of
\fIpminrow\fR, \fIpmincol\fR, \fIsminrow\fR, or \fIsmincol\fR are treated as if
they were zero.
+.SS pechochar
.PP
The \fBpechochar\fR routine is functionally equivalent to a call to \fBaddch\fR
-followed by a call to \fBrefresh\fR, a call to \fBwaddch\fR followed by a call
+followed by a call to \fBrefresh\fR(3X),
+a call to \fBwaddch\fR followed by a call
to \fBwrefresh\fR, or a call to \fBwaddch\fR followed by a call to
\fBprefresh\fR.
The knowledge that only a single character is being output is
@@ -115,6 +128,7 @@ performance gain might be seen by using these routines instead of their
equivalents.
In the case of \fBpechochar\fR, the last location of the pad on
the screen is reused for the arguments to \fBprefresh\fR.
+.SS pecho_wchar
.PP
The \fBpecho_wchar\fR function is the analogous wide-character
form of \fBpechochar\fR.
@@ -130,7 +144,7 @@ to \fBENOMEM\fR.
.PP
X/Open does not define any error conditions.
In this implementation
-.RS
+.RS 3
.TP 5
\fBprefresh\fP and \fBpnoutrefresh\fP
return an error
@@ -152,6 +166,76 @@ to \fBwecho_wchar\fP returns an error.
.SH NOTES
Note that \fBpechochar\fR may be a macro.
.SH PORTABILITY
-The XSI Curses standard, Issue 4 describes these functions.
+BSD curses has no \fIpad\fP feature.
+.PP
+SVr2 curses (1986) provided the \fBnewpad\fP and related functions,
+documenting them in a single line each.
+SVr3 (1987) provided more extensive documentation.
+.PP
+The documentation does not explain the term \fIpad\fP.
+However, the Apollo \fIAegis\fP workstation operating system
+supported a graphical \fIpad\fP feature:
+.bP
+These graphical pads could be much larger than the computer's display.
+.bP
+The read-only output from a command could be scrolled back to inspect,
+and select text from the pad.
+.PP
+The two uses may be related.
+.PP
+The XSI Curses standard, Issue 4 describes these functions,
+without significant change from the SVr3 documentation.
+It describes no error conditions.
+The behavior of \fBsubpad\fP if the parent window is not
+a pad is undocumented,
+and is not checked by the vendor Unix implementations:
+.bP
+SVr4 curses sets a flag in the \fBWINDOW\fP structure in \fBnewpad\fP
+which tells if the window is a \fIpad\fP.
+.IP
+However, it uses this information only in
+\fBwaddch\fP (to decide if it should call \fBwrefresh\fP) and
+\fBwscrl\fP (to avoid scrolling a pad),
+and does not check in \fBwrefresh\fP to ensure that the pad
+is refreshed properly.
+.bP
+Solaris X/Open Curses checks if a window is a pad in \fBwnoutrefresh\fP,
+returning \fBERR\fP in that case.
+.IP
+However, it only sets the flag for subwindows if the parent window is a pad.
+Its \fBnewpad\fP function does not set this information.
+Consequently, the check will never fail.
+.IP
+It makes no comparable check in \fBpnoutrefresh\fP,
+though interestingly enough, a comment in the source code
+states that the lack of a check was an MKS extension.
+.bP
+NetBSD 7 curses
+sets a flag in the \fBWINDOW\fP structure for \fBnewpad\fP and \fBsubpad\fP,
+using this to help with the distinction between \fBwnoutrefresh\fP
+and \fBpnoutrefresh\fP.
+.IP
+It does not check for the case where a subwindow is created in
+a pad using \fBsubwin\fP or \fBderwin\fP.
+.IP
+The \fBdupwin\fP function returns a regular window when duplicating a pad.
+Likewise, \fBgetwin\fP always returns a window, even if the saved
+data was from a pad.
+.PP
+This implementation
+.bP
+sets a flag in the \fBWINDOW\fP structure for \fBnewpad\fP and \fBsubpad\fP,
+.bP
+allows a \fBsubwin\fP or \fBderwin\fP call to succeed having a pad parent by
+forcing the subwindow to be a pad,
+.bP
+checks in both \fBwnoutrefresh\fP and \fBpnoutrefresh\fP to ensure
+that pads and windows are handled distinctly, and
+.bP
+ensures that \fBdupwin\fP and \fBgetwin\fP treat
+pads versus windows consistently.
.SH SEE ALSO
-\fBcurses\fR(3X), \fBcurs_refresh\fR(3X), \fBcurs_touch\fR(3X), \fBcurs_addch\fR(3X).
+\fBcurses\fR(3X),
+\fBcurs_refresh\fR(3X),
+\fBcurs_touch\fR(3X),
+\fBcurs_addch\fR(3X).