CURSES_FILEIO(3) Library Functions Manual CURSES_FILEIO(3)

NAME

curses_fileio, getwin, putwincurses file input/output routines

LIBRARY

Curses Library (libcurses, -lcurses)

SYNOPSIS

#include <curses.h>
WINDOW *
getwin(FILE *fp);
int
putwin(WINDOW *win, FILE *fp);

DESCRIPTION

These functions read and write data to and from files.
The getwin() function reads window data that has been stored in the file to which fp points, and then creates a new window using that data.
The putwin() function writes window data from the window win to the file pointed to by fp.

RETURN VALUES

The getwin() function returns one of the following values:
OK
The function completed successfully.
ERR
An error occurred in the function.
The putwin() function returns NULL if an error is detected.

SEE ALSO

curses_window(3), fread(3), fwrite(3)

NOTES

Subwindows can not be created by the getwin() function, nor written by the putwin() function.

STANDARDS

The NetBSD Curses library complies with the X/Open Curses specification, part of the Single Unix Specification.

HISTORY

These functions first appeared in NetBSD 5.0.
March 31, 2008 NetBSD-current