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NAME

       keyboard_update, keyboard_waitforupdate - process raw keyboard events

SYNOPSIS

       #include <vgakeyboard.h>

       int keyboard_update(void);
       void keyboard_waitforupdate(void);

DESCRIPTION

       These  routines  check  the keyboard buffer for any raw keyboard events
       and  do  the   necessary   updates   to   the   internal   buffers   of
       keyboard_clearstate(3) and keyboard_keypressed(3).

       When  there are no such events, keyboard_update() returns 0 immediately
       (non-zero else) whereas keyboard_waitforupdate() blocks and waits until
       an event occurs.

       vga_waitevent(3)  allows  to  wait for keyboard and other events at the
       same time.

SEE ALSO

       svgalib(7),  vgagl(7),  libvga.config(5),   keytest(6),   eventtest(6),
       keyboard_seteventhandler(3),                          keyboard_init(3),
       keyboard_init_return_fd(3),                          keyboard_close(3),
       keyboard_setdefaulteventhandler(3),               keyboard_getstate(3),
       keyboard_clearstate(3),                      keyboard_translatekeys(3),
       keyboard_keypressed(3), vga_waitevent(3)

AUTHOR

       This  manual  page  was  edited by Michael Weller <eowmob@exp-math.uni-
       essen.de>. The exact source of the referenced function as  well  as  of
       the original documentation is unknown.

       It is very likely that both are at least to some extent are due to Harm
       Hanemaayer <H.Hanemaayer@inter.nl.net>.

       Occasionally this might be wrong. I hereby asked to be excused  by  the
       original author and will happily accept any additions or corrections to
       this first version of the svgalib manual.