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Intermediate. That doesn't mean you have to be an intermediate C programmer to use this. It just means that it will probably be more understandable to those who are at about this level of programming skill.
simple ansi sequence to keycode converter
There are several versions of getch()-like functionalities on the net but none of them handle ansi sequences well (or at all) and none of them are very clear as to what they do or why.
[Note: makefile-creator was far too limited and has been replaced by mc2, makefile-creator the 2nd generation. All the sources can be downloaded at once here: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...eration-34648/
There may be some differences in the libLQ functions as well, but they should be easily spotted (need '&' prefix, and readPipe() has been renamed pipeRead() for purposes of alphabetically listing by...