Nevermind, I figured it out. I had to add a scrollok wrapper into 
the curses extension. It just seems really weird to me that the curses
extension would have scrl() but not scrollok(). What good is having a
scrl() wrapper if you can't enable scrolling in the first place?

Pete



In article <20010615.121634.564073304.16241 / idontcheckemail.com>, "Pete
Mitchell" <maverick / idontcheckemail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I was wondering if anybody knew of a way to create a Curses window and
> have the text scroll off the screen. The problem Iam having is once I
> fill up the window I can no longer enter anything else in the window. I
> guess this is similar to scrollok() in curses.h but it seems that ruby
> does not support this funtion. Is there any other way to get the window
> to scroll up so that the new text is entered in at the bottom of the
> window when it becomes full?
> 
> Thanks In Advance for Any Help,
> Pete
> 
> P.S
> I have installed the following the curses extension on my Freebsd
> machine: http://kt-www.jaist.ac.jp/~ttate/ftp/curses-20010401.tar.gz