[rsbac] rsbac_menu crashes on ncurses-4
Mon Jul 1 16:11:01 2002
On Mon, Jul 01, 2002 at 03:41:43PM +0200, Amon Ott wrote:
> On Monday, 1. July 2002 11:02, Tony den Haan wrote:
> > On Mon, 1 Jul 2002, Amon Ott wrote:
> > > On Saturday, 29. June 2002 21:58, Tony den Haan wrote:
> > > > i got very ugly crashes using rsbac-admin-v1.2.0 menus on a system with
> > > > ncurses-4.
> > > > upgrading to 5 solved the problem.
> > > > i don't know if this can be autodetected or warning in docs, whatever?
> > >
> > > I am unhappy with rsbac_dialog anyway, because it does not work correctly
> > > with framebuffers. These crashes make things sure worse.
> > >
> > > I will look for cdialog updates and put them in.
> > >
> > > What exactly happens, does your system blow up or does only the menu
> > > die?
> > it crashes, killing terminal, i have to type reset to get it working again
> > building against ncurses 5 solved the thing, but still.
> > maybe in dialog 0.9x things get better, last i tried was this 0.61a
> > dialog in general still seems rather messy, i was looking into python for
> > dialog alikes, but there too things don't look too good just yet.
> For the next 1.2.1-pre I have removed rsbac_dialog and use the dialog command
> again, but: you need a fairly recent dialog with --help-button option. The
> latest release 0.9b-20020519 is now in the admin tool contrib dir and can
> thus be compiled with individual settings.
Please, don't include dialog into rsbac-admin.
Could you place it into a separate tarball at RSBAC ftp site?
> AFAIK, there is no official Xdialog with this option yet, but the ALTLinux
> people have one. Stanislav?
In my TODO. It's not critical. We need text interface only ... for the servers ;)
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