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Re: Switching to ncurses



Once upon a time, Bernardo Innocenti <bernie develer com> said:
> Hmmm!  So termcap also has algoritmic disadvantages that outweight
> its smaller size relative to ncurses.

Remember though that /bin/sh (aka bash) has many uses that are
non-interactive and don't ever look up a termcap/terminfo entry
(probably many more such uses than interactive).  The lookup slowdown
probably does not outweigh any dynamic linking slowdown or memory
overhead.

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Chris Adams <cmadams hiwaay net>
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