[fpc-pascal] Ncurses unit and newer releases of ncurses
noelduffy at xtra.co.nz
Sun Mar 29 09:26:04 CEST 2020
Running fpc 3.0.4 on Fedora 30.
The ncurses unit is based on version 5.6 of ncurses, according to
constants defined in the source. The upstream ncurses is now at 6.2, and
I wondered if there are plans afoot to upgrade the ncurses unit to
support a more recent ncurses version. Newer releases support 256
colours and additional attributes like italic on supported terminals.
I don't know if some part of the ncurses unit automatically generated
from from the C sources, so I don't know how difficult this job actually
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