new_menu, free_menu - create and destroy menus
MENU *new_menu(ITEM **items);
int free_menu(MENU *menu);
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.
The function new_menu returns NULL on error. It sets errno according to the function's failure:
- No items are connected to the menu.
- System error occurred, e.g., malloc failure.
The function free_menu returns one of the following:
The header file <menu.h> automatically includes the header file <curses.h>.
These routines emulate the System V menu library. They were not supported on Version 7 or BSD versions.
Juergen Pfeifer. Manual pages and adaptation for new curses by Eric S. Raymond.