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Re: C in linux - bios calls, graphics
On Wed, 31 Jan 2001, Sukrit K Mehra wrote:
> i know this has been going on recently but tell me .. tools like
> setup in linux, what languages are they developed in?
> i want the basic functionality of graphics.h in dos. curses is clumsy, imho.
> And i don't fully understand if vga.h is supposed to do the trick. if yes, then
> please guide me to some tutorial/how-to/faq/etc on the web. I have the sgva
> documentation but it is cryptic.
What exactly is the type of app. that you want to write ? Curses should be
quite good. mc is written using ncurses & it looks cool.
Or u can use newt (I dunno whether it uses curses), which is the setup
tool for redhat. Search redhat site for details.