On Tue, Jun 06, 2000 at 11:25:43PM +0100, Julian Gilbey wrote: > I used dselect with an APT backend. One of the upgraded packages was > xterm, from version 3.3.6-6 to 3.3.6-7. There's a conffile in the > package: /etc/X11/Xresources/xterm. I had a modified version, which > was unceremoniously moved to xterm.dpkg-old and replaced by the new > version. No questions were asked. (Incidentally, the backspace key > in emacs in an xterm now behaves like ctrl-H. Any ideas why? Yuck!) I don't think your analysis is quite correct. I didn't change xterm Xresources file from 3.3.6-6 or 3.3.6-7. As to the backspace problem, see: bugs.debian.org/xfree86-common -- G. Branden Robinson | If you make people think they're Debian GNU/Linux | thinking, they'll love you; firstname.lastname@example.org | but if you really make them think, roger.ecn.purdue.edu/~branden/ | they'll hate you.
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