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Re: Call for testing: Fix for DELETE / BACKSPACE problems in experimental

On 2011-10-30 19:38 +0100, Sven Joachim wrote:

> On 2011-10-30 18:34 +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
>> 2011/10/30 Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de>:
>>> Overall xterm seems like a nice improvement over cons25(-debian), the
>>> only problem is that Emacs apparently sets up colors for a light
>>> background, resulting in minibuffer prompts that are barely readable
>>> (dark blue on black).
>> This seems like a userland problem. Is either ncurses or emacs at
>> fault,
> It's really an Emacs problem, mainly because it does not offer a way to
> override the auto-detection.  At least I don't know one.

Here is what I put in my ~/.emacs to make the minibuffer prompts
readable again:

(set-face-foreground 'minibuffer-prompt "cyan")

Probably better is to install the emacs-goodies-el package and select a
suitable color theme, see http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/ColorTheme.


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