worms man page

worms — animate worms on a display terminal

Synopsis

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

Description

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

The options are as follows:

-f

Makes a “field” for the worm(s) to eat.

-t

Makes each worm leave a trail behind it.

-d

Specifies a delay, in milliseconds, between each update. This is useful for fast terminals. Reasonable values are around 20-200. The default is 0.

-l

Specifies a length for each worm; the default is 16.

-n

Specifies the number of worms; the default is 3.

Info

May 31, 1993