Author brett.cannon
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Date 2009-09-06.20:47:02
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On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 13:35, Mark Dickinson<report@bugs.python.org> wrote:
>
> Mark Dickinson <dickinsm@gmail.com> added the comment:
>
> I asked on the ncurses-bugs mailing list about this problem, and got an
> immediate and helpful reply from the ncurses maintainer (Thomas Dickey).
>
> It turns out that this *is* a Mac-specific problem: in Snow Leopard the
> Apple-supplied ncurses.h defines NCURSES_OPAQUE to 1 (if it isn't already
> defined) by default, while a standard ncurses install defines
> NCURSES_OPAQUE to be 0 by default.  Furthermore, Thomas Dickey has said
> that he'll add an is_pad function for later use, so if the WINDOW flags do
> disappear or move in a future version of ncurses then there should be an
> easy workaround available at that time.
>
> So just #defining NCURSES_OPAQUE to 0 for OS X >= 10.6 seems a reasonable
> way to fix this for now.

Seems reasonable to me as well.
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