Re: bug in cursor window control - but which package?
I can reproduce this (or something similar) by resizing the window,
while in 'vi'. I think it happens only with programs that seize the
window contents, and attempt to restore them at exit.
Is that what you're referring to?
On Fri, Feb 18, 2000 at 08:14:29AM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 17, 2000 at 09:16:31AM +0000, Gordon Russell wrote:
> > There appears to be a strange bug somewhere in unstable Debian, but I
> > cannot work out what it is, or which package it is in.
> > Using either bash or tcsh in an xterm or powerwindow window, running
> > vi or mutt and then exiting vi or mutt normally will sometimes result
> > in the cursor position not being restored to the correct location in the
> > window. This leaves the window looking very messy, although easily fixed
> > by using ^L in the window to clear the screen.
> It's been happening to me for years. I think there's bug reports against
> rxvt for it. I couldn't get it to happen just now, actually, so maybe
> there's been a fix. Mostly noticeable in vi.
> Hamish Moffatt VK3SB. CCs of replies on mailing lists are welcome.
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