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Re: [MirageOS-devel] terminal emulation

On 25 August 2015 at 10:34, Anil Madhavapeddy <anil@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 25 Aug 2015, at 10:24, Hannes Mehnert <hannes@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> hackers,
>> I wondered if there's something available to act as a terminal emulation
>> in a pure MirageOS setting?  I discovered
>> https://github.com/djs55/ocaml-vnc (but it is unclear to me whether it
>> is working [and to what extend], supposed to be the MirageOS terminal
>> emulation (or is there another one, maybe without vnc/rfb?), and is LGPL
>> licensed).
> Yeah, the original idea behind ocaml-vnc was to use it as a PV framebuffer
> for Xen, so that we could provide interactivity for Mirage.
> However, it may be easier to provide a clean-slate ANSI terminal emulator
> on top of the console API before jumping to a full graphical environment.
> In addition to the ANSI terminal, that would need extending the CONSOLE
> with a CONSOLE_RW to provide a callback for interactive input.

CONSOLE already includes FLOW, so reading should already work.

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