Marco van de Voort
marcov at stack.nl
Fri Aug 20 23:32:34 CEST 2004
> I'm using the following units on Linux.
> USES ports, dos, crt, graph, printer;
> readkey doesn't capture keystrokes as they're typed. It reads them all
> in sequence only after the user presses enter. This is unlike the way
> TP reads the kbd buffer.
> Am I doing something wrong? And Linux terminates kbd strings with LF.
> So I guess I need to account for that. I'm converting a program which
> checks for CR to back up one level on a menu. Pressing the enter key
> returns LF instead.
> But my main question is how to read the kbd buffer as keys are
> typed.... not after the user presses enter. readkey doesn't do the
- Both graph and crt might interfere both try to capture output. (graph via
linking in svgalib?)
- The console you use might also matter. Is it framebuffer, normal console,
a terminal emulation under X?
Try to reproduce the problems with a small program using Crt only on a normal
(non X console).
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