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nodelay

Section: X/Open Curses Library Functions (3XCURSES)
Updated: 5 Jun 2002
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NAME

nodelay - set blocking or non-blocking read  

SYNOPSIS

cc [ flag... ] file... -I /usr/xpg4/include -L /usr/xpg4/lib \
-R /usr/xpg4/lib -lcurses [ library... ]

c89 [ flag... ] file... -lcurses [ library... ]

#include <curses.h>

int nodelay(WINDOW *win, bool bf);  

PARAMETERS

win Is a pointer to the window in which to enable non-blocking.

bf Is a Boolean expression.

 

DESCRIPTION

If enabled, (bf is TRUE), the nodelay() function causes getch(3XCURSES) to return ERR if no input is ready. When disabled, getch() blocks until a key is pressed.  

RETURN VALUES

On success, the nodelay() function returns OK. Otherwise, it returns ERR.  

ERRORS

None.  

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface StabilityStandard
MT-LevelUnsafe

 

SEE ALSO

getch(3XCURSES), halfdelay(3XCURSES), libcurses(3XCURSES), notimeout(3XCURSES), attributes(5), standards(5)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
PARAMETERS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
ERRORS
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO

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