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Re: ncurses problems with xterm/rxvt



In article <m0uGOQB-00003MC@riglos.fisica.ufpr.br>,
Carlos Carvalho  <carlos@riglos.fisica.ufpr.br> wrote:
>After upgrading to 1.1 I'm having two problems in rxvt/xterm. They
>don't happen on the console.
>
>One is already mentioned here, that after a program that uses ncurses
>is called, lines longer than the width of the xterm/rxvt no longer
>wrap. This happens with nvi, but also with ncftp. Is there a character
>sequence that can be sent to restore the wrapping?
>
>The second problem is that when you're going to search for something
>inside less, and you want to erase some characters, the backspace just
>prints ^H instead of erasing. The only way out is to type ^U and
>retype everything.

It is a bug in the terminfo files. The latest versions of ncurses
is supposed to cure this (don't know which version that is
exactly).

Mike.
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