Finch does not restore cursor + a fix
dave at unrealize.co.uk
Tue Jan 6 16:50:16 EST 2009
On (21:35 06/01/09), Dave Wood <dave at unrealize.co.uk> put forth the proposition:
>On (21:21 06/01/09), Dave Wood <dave at unrealize.co.uk> put forth the proposition:
>>I noticed this problem a few days ago and also noticed with one of my own
>>programs. When exiting Finch the cursor is not restored to the termcap
>>I use a flashing block cursor because my eyesight isn't so great but finch
>>always resets it to underline at exit. I managed to fix my own curses code
>>so I thought you might like to have a look:
>>int main ( void )
>> // ncurses start
>> intrflush(stdscr, FALSE);
>> keypad(stdscr, TRUE);
>> //main loop
>> // exiting
>> cout<<cursor_visible; // < -- restore cursor to terminfo setting
>> cout<<clear_screen; // <-- need this to restore colour
>> return 0;
>>I haven't tried this in the finch code yet. I will do so now and see if I
>>have any luck.
>Well I probably should have looked at the finch source first. No idea what
>you are using instead of cout.
And you will need to #include "term.h" in there for cursor_visible and
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