The vty package

[Tags: bsd3, library, program]

vty is terminal GUI library in the niche of ncurses. It is intended to be easy to use, have no confusing corner cases, and good support for common terminal types.

Included in the source distribution is a program test/interactive_terminal_test.hs that demonstrates the various features.

Developers: See the Graphics.Vty module.

Users: See the Graphics.Vty.Config module.

If your terminal is not behaving as expected the results of the vty-interactive-terminal-test executable should be sent to the Vty maintainter to aid in debugging the issue.

Notable infelicities: Assumes UTF-8 character encoding support by the terminal; Poor signal handling; Requires terminfo.

Project is hosted on github.com: https://github.com/coreyoconnor/vty

git clone git://github.com/coreyoconnor/vty.git

© 2006-2007 Stefan O'Rear; BSD3 license.

© Corey O'Connor; BSD3 license.


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Versions3.0.0, 3.0.1, 3.0.2, 3.0.4, 3.1.0, 3.1.2, 3.1.4, 3.1.6, 3.1.8, 3.1.8.2, 3.1.8.4, 4.0.0, 4.0.0.1, 4.2.1.0, 4.4.0.0, 4.4.0.0.1, 4.6.0.1, 4.6.0.2, 4.6.0.4, 4.6.0.6, 4.7.0.0, 4.7.0.4, 4.7.0.6, 4.7.0.8, 4.7.0.10, 4.7.0.12, 4.7.0.14, 4.7.0.18, 4.7.0.20, 4.7.1, 4.7.2, 4.7.3, 4.7.4, 4.7.5, 5.0.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 5.1.0, 5.1.1, 5.1.3, 5.1.4, 5.2.0, 5.2.1, 5.2.2, 5.2.3, 5.2.4, 5.2.5, 5.2.6, 5.2.7, 5.2.8, 5.2.9
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Dependenciesbase (==4.*), blaze-builder (>=0.3.3.2 && <0.5), bytestring, containers, data-default (>=0.5.3), deepseq (>=1.1 && <1.5), directory, filepath (>=1.0 && <2.0), hashable (>=1.2), lens (>=3.9.0.2 && <5.0), mtl (>=1.1.1.0 && <2.3), parallel (>=2.2 && <3.3), parsec (>=2 && <4), terminfo (>=0.3 && <0.5), text (>=0.11.3), transformers (>=0.3.0.0), unix, utf8-string (>=0.3 && <1.1), vector (>=0.7), vty [details]
LicenseBSD3
AuthorAUTHORS
MaintainerCorey O'Connor (coreyoconnor@gmail.com)
CategoryUser Interfaces
Home pagehttps://github.com/coreyoconnor/vty
Executablesvty-demo
UploadedSat May 2 20:49:43 UTC 2015 by CoreyOConnor
DistributionsDebian:5.2.8, NixOS:5.2.9
Downloads16196 total (745 in last 30 days)
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StatusDocs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2015-05-02 [all 1 reports]

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vty is a terminal interface library.

Project is hosted on github.com: https://github.com/coreyoconnor/vty

git clone git://github.com/coreyoconnor/vty.git

Features

Known Issues

Platform Support

Posix Terminals

Uses terminfo to determine terminal protocol. With some special rules to handle some omissions from terminfo.

Windows

cygwin only.

Development Notes

Under NixOS

After installing ncurses to user env.

LIBRARY_PATH=$HOME/.nix-profile/lib/ cabal configure --enable-tests --extra-lib-dirs=$HOME/.nix-profile/lib
LIBRARY_PATH=$HOME/.nix-profile/lib/ cabal build
LIBRARY_PATH=$HOME/.nix-profile/lib/ cabal test

Coverage

As of last testing, profiling causes issues with coverage when enabled. To evaluate coverage configure as follows:

rm -rf dist ; cabal configure --enable-tests --enable-library-coverage \
  --disable-library-profiling \
  --disable-executable-profiling

Profiling

rm -rf dist ; cabal configure --enable-tests --disable-library-coverage \
  --enable-library-profiling \
  --enable-executable-profiling