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Re: Problem cat'ing in terminal: buffer overflow?

On Sat, Nov 10, 2001 at 11:48:17AM -0800, Laurent de Segur wrote:
> No, no, reset works. What I don't understand is the corruption happening
> before the prompt sign and the typed chars getting screwed up after the dump
> is done. It seems that outputting non-ascii chars just overflow some
> buffers. Do you think it's ok? Curious,

It's the alternate character set feature of your terminal.  echo ^V^O
turns it off again - or reset.

Daniel Jacobowitz                           Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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