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ncurses and menu
I've been designing an editor. I've used the ncurses' menu library to do
the interface. I've used rhide for an IDE. Heres the problem :
The editor works fine without being run with any arguements. I am able to
open most files including NFS-HOWTO..and most other large txt files.
However, if I specify, a text file as an arguement, and this file happens
to exceed a page, the editor crashes with a segmentation fault.
On tracing the code, I tracked the problem down to a menu definition as
shown below. This object, is totally unrelated to the file opened or the
size or anything. The names variable has been assigned properly(global
strings in a namespace). The size of sz has also been verified? Is this a
bug with menu?
menuobj::menuobj(char **names, int sz, int begx,int begy,int n) : menuno(n)
ITEM **p = new ITEM *[sz];
for(int i = 0; i < sz; i++)
p[i] = new_item(names[i],0);
=> menu = new_menu(p); //line where error occurs
int r,c; scale_menu(menu, &r,&c);
menuwin = newwin(r+1,c+1,begx,begy);
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