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Re: bug in cursor window control - but which package?

On Fri, Feb 18, 2000 at 10:53:12AM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 17, 2000 at 05:18:55PM -0500, Chad Miller wrote:
> > 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?
> More or less -- it's the secondary buffer in xterm/rxvt, if I remember
> the terminology correctly. ncurses programs tend to use it. I don't
> have to resize the window to see the problem though. (Or not last time
> I investigated -- I couldn't replicate it this morning with libncurses5,
> but stuff I was doing on a slink box was still causing it.)

Setting the term to xterm-xfree does not fix it, as I thought in my last
email. However, it only seems to happen when I run vi from within mutt.
Could the error be something to do with the nesting of ncurses programs?


Gordon Russell
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