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Re: ncurses problem?

"Colin R. Telmer" <telmerco@qed.econ.queensu.ca> writes:

> I recently updated my unstable installation a couple of days ago and a few
> ncurses based programs are acting strangely. For instance, if I run
> dselect (pre-depends on ncurses4.3) and move down through the selection
> list, the screen gets all messed up. Same sort of thing happens with ncftp
> (depends ncurses3.0). Is this a bug or have I possibly done something to
> cause this? Any help is gratefully appreciated. Cheers.

Are you by chance running dselect in an rxvt window?  I found that
dselect messed up the window in rxvt but not in xterm.
Douglas Bates                            bates@stat.wisc.edu
Statistics Department                    608/262-2598
University of Wisconsin - Madison        http://www.stat.wisc.edu/~bates/

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