- create and destroy menus items
cc [ flag... ] file... -lmenu -lcurses [ library... ] #include <menu.h> ITEM *new_item(char *name, char *desc);
int free_item(ITEM *item);
new_item() creates a new item from name and description, and returns a pointer to the new item.
free_item() frees the storage allocated for item. Once an item is freed, the user can no longer connect it to a menu.
new_item() returns NULL on error.
free_item() returns one of the following:
The routine returned successfully.
An incorrect argument was passed to the routine.
One or more items are already connected to another menu.
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:
The header <menu.h> automatically includes the headers <eti.h> and <curses.h>.