worms man page

worms — animate worms on a display terminal


worms [-ft] [-d delay] [-l length] [-n number]


A UNIX version of the DEC-2136 program “worms”.

The options are as follows:

Makes a “field” for the worm(s) to eat.
Makes each worm leave a trail behind it.
Specifies a delay, in milliseconds, between each update. This is useful for fast terminals. Reasonable values are around 20-200. The default is 0.
Specifies a length for each worm; the default is 16.
Specifies the number of worms; the default is 3.


May 31, 1993