hscurses: NCurses bindings for Haskell

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Binding to NCurses, a library of functions that manage an application's display on character-cell terminals. Additionally, it contains some basic widgets such as a text input widget and a table widget.

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Dependencies base (>=4.4 && <5), exceptions, mtl, old-locale (>=1.0 && <1.1), old-time (<1.2), unix (>=2.4) [details]
License LicenseRef-LGPL
Copyright Stefan Wehr 2004 - 2011 Don Stewart 2004 Tuomo Valkonen 2004 John Meacham 2002-2004
Author John Meacham <john at repetae dot net> Tuomo Valkonen <tuomov at iki.fi> Don Stewart <http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons> Stefan Wehr <http://www.stefanwehr.de>
Maintainer Stefan Wehr <http://www.stefanwehr.de>
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Home page https://github.com/skogsbaer/hscurses
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               hscurses -- A Haskell Binding to ncurses

hscurses is a Haskell binding to the ncurses library, a library of
functions that manage an application's display on character-cell
terminals. hscurses also provides some basic widgets implemented on
top of the ncurses binding, such as a text input widget and a table

The hscurses library has been reported to work on Linux x86 using GHC
6.12.1, 7.0.3 and 7.2.1.

Building and installing the hscurses library with GHC


- GNU m4
- GHC >= 6.8
- ncurses

Build and installation steps:

  runhaskell Setup.hs configure
  runhaskell Setup.hs build
  runhaskell Setup.hs install

In order to generate the API documentation, you need haddock
(http://www.haskell.org/haddock). The command is then:

  runhaskell Setup.hs haddock

Using the hscurses library:

Just add the flag `-package hscurses' to the compiler flags. At the
moment, user documentation is only available through Haddock API

Windows support:

Windows support relies on pdcurses (http://pdcurses.sourceforge.net/),
which is already packaged for MinGW
and can be installed with mingw-get.

Thanks to Jos� Romildo Malaquias (malaquias@gmail.com) for porting
hscurses to the windows platform!


   John Meacham <john @ repetae . net>, 2002-2004.
   Tuomo Valkonen <tuomov @ iki.fi>, 2004.
   Don Stewart <http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons>, 2004.
   Stefan Wehr <http://www.stefanwehr.de>, 2004-2011.


John Meacham started the binding for his chat client Ginsu

Tuomo Valkonen integrated to code into Riot
(http://modeemi.fi/~tuomov/riot/), with minor modifications.

Don Stewart improved the code for the Yi editor

Stefan Wehr turned the binding into a standalone library. He also
added some basic widgets.