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Re: Game of life ran by unpack function

by dbuckhal (Pilgrim)
on Dec 17, 2012 at 17:34 UTC ( #1009207=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Game of life ran by unpack function

To run on Cygwin, the ncurses package is needed for "tput.exe". Otherwise, you get a message regarding that across the screen while it runs. It runs great and is very cool!

Link to tput solution

This helped me discover a new cygwin command in the process:
cygcheck.exe --find-package /usr/bin/tput.exe ncurses-5.7-18

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[Corion]: Nicholas Clark++ # read for a multichar block-delimiter by scanning for the last char, and only then check whether the whole delimiter was read.
[Corion]: At least if you're appending the data read to a larger buffer, this means you avoid the situation of "a delimiter was found but the other half has not been read yet"

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