SUMMARY: ncurses problems with xterm/rxvt
Thanks for the quick answers!!
About the wrap problem, the definitive solution is
Guy Maor (email@example.com) wrote on 6 May 1996 10:40:
>ncurses-1.9.9e-1 fixes this.
Rob Browning (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote on 6 May 1996 11:44:
>Unfortunately the new version of ncurses that fixes this has not made
>it to the public ftp sites.
Austin Donnelly (email@example.com) wrote on 6 May 1996 15:27:
> tput smam
which works! In fact I should have found it myself, but I didn't have
the energy to search hard enough. I just did a search for "wrap" in
terminfo(5)... Of course I collected the output and put it in my
precmd() in zsh, so that I don't have to type it everytime I enter in
an ncurses application.
I love you guys! :-)
About the erasing problem, the temporary solution for me, again from
Austin, is to use stty erase ^H. I had forgotten about it, it's such a
long time I don't use stty anymore. However, this isn't the real fix,
since in another machine running .99R6 I have no such setting (stty
reports ^? for erase) and things work fine.
All of you said to use delete instead of backspace. However this
doesn't work at all, it produces ESC[3~...