In the DOS DJGPP port, printw and other commands print \n as a newline without carriage return.
\n should be printed as \n\r on DOS.
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Actually it should be \r\n (i.e., CR LF).
This is the behavior if you've called nonl(). Without that,
or with nl(), you'll get the CRLF. This is NOT specific to
DOS, but applies to all ports. This is the designed
behavior, although it differs from that of some other curses
implementations. (I notice that the ncurses man page for
nonl() seems to describe this behavior, though an actual
test program linked with ncurses doesn't reflect it.)
I'm open to further opinions on this subject, but for now,
I'm marking it WONTFIX.
OK, I've revisited this issue. I can find no other existing
implementation that behaves this way; nor is it described in
the standard, which refers only to the effect on input. So,
I'm changing the nonl() behavior to affect input only. The
fix is in CVS now.