[ipxe-devel] Entering String in menu-context possible?

Robin Smidsrød robin at smidsrod.no
Sat Apr 13 11:35:04 UTC 2013

On 12.04.2013 14:58, Michael Brown wrote:
> What you can't (easily) do is recreate the horizontally scrollable edit boxes 
> used by "config" and "login".  It would be viable to expose this functionality 
> as a separate command, e.g. "edit".  It would be difficult to expose the various 
> plausible ways of exiting an edit box (e.g. tab, up/down keys); you would 
> probably be limited to either success (user pressed Enter) or failure (user 
> pressed Ctrl-C or Escape).

As long as you can include a label, I think only Enter/Escape should be

> Total cost would be (estimated) around 300 bytes, 
> which is quite substantial.  Is it worth doing?

Could this be made a conditional compilation option that is excluded on
ROM builds by default?

-- Robin

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