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NAME

       new_menu, free_menu - create and destroy menus

SYNOPSIS

       #include <menu.h>
       MENU *new_menu(ITEM **items);
       int free_menu(MENU *menu);

DESCRIPTION

       The  function  new_menu  creates  a  new  menu connected to a specified item pointer array
       (which must be NULL-terminated).

       The function free_menu disconnects  menu  from  its  item  array  and  frees  the  storage
       allocated for the menu.

RETURN VALUE

       The  function  new_menu  returns NULL on error.  It sets errno according to the function's
       failure:

       E_NOT_CONNECTED
            No items are connected to the menu.

       E_SYSTEM_ERROR
            System error occurred, e.g., malloc failure.

       The function free_menu returns one of the following:

       E_OK The routine succeeded.

       E_SYSTEM_ERROR
            System error occurred (see errno(3)).

       E_BAD_ARGUMENT
            Routine detected an incorrect or out-of-range argument.

       E_POSTED
            The menu has already been posted.

SEE ALSO

       ncurses(3NCURSES), menu(3MENU).

NOTES

       The header file <menu.h> automatically includes the header file <curses.h>.

PORTABILITY

       These routines emulate the System V menu library.  They were not supported on Version 7 or
       BSD versions.

AUTHORS

       Juergen Pfeifer.  Manual pages and adaptation for new curses by Eric S. Raymond.

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