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Re: ncurses problem?


On Thu, 14 Aug 1997, Andrew Howell wrote:

> Date: Thu, 14 Aug 1997 12:00:50 +0759 (WST)
> From: Andrew Howell <andrew@avon.it.NET.AU>
> To: Erik Andersen <andersen@inconnect.com>
> Cc: Debian Users <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
> Subject: Re: ncurses problem?
> Resent-Date: Thu, 14 Aug 1997 04:15:04 +0000
> Resent-From: debian-user@lists.debian.org
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> Erik Andersen writes:
> > I have found that with the newest rxvt (released within the last week I
> > believe) it also messes up mutt, sets TERM to rxvt (which seems to break
> > a few things that don't know about TERM=rxvt, and also messes up the
> > screen for the kernel's menuconfig.  Oh, and backspace no longer does
> > a ^H for some reason.
> >  
> I had no problems with rxvt until I installed the new ncurses-base package.
> This obviously has a different rxvt
> terminfo file cause it doesn't display properly. Ncftp is a good test
> TERM=rxvt and it's all messed up. TERM=vt100 it's fine.
> Install the old ncurses-base package and it's fine
> with TERM=rxvt.
> excuse my horribly formated email, typing over a very slow
> link.

well, i've put in my .bash* files

if [$TERM == 'rxvt']; then

it cures all the problems for me.


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