Re: debian+emacs problem
> I got a problem with emacs 19.31-2 installed with Debian 1.1.4. When
> I edit long lines reactions become unpredictable: sometimes it works
> well, other times it truncates the line or melts it with the
> surrounding lines.
> I've tried to install emacs binaries 19.29, .30 and .32 but the
> problem remains. Have you ever heard about this? Do you know if it
> is due to other components, such as ncurses? ... Do you know a
> solution ?
What kind of terminal are you using (X11, console, serial, etc)? I have
noticed similar problems when running emacs under (actual) vt220 and vt420
terminals. I finally traced down the thing to a problem with the terminals'
tab hardware setup (tabs should be set to 8 character columns),
Hope this helps,
Martin A. Soto J. Profesor
Departamento de Ingenieria de Sistemas y Computacion
Universidad de los Andes firstname.lastname@example.org
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