Re: $TERM = "xterm" acting funny on non-linux terms
>>>>> "Will" == Will Lowe <email@example.com> writes:
Will> I recently synced up my Debian machine with the unstable
Will> tree on ftp.debian.org. Now if I connect to my linux box
Will> inside a non-linux xterm (non xterm-color, from a Sun
Will> machine, for example), all the text comes out in reverse
Will> video, which makes reading mail, viewing anything with
Will> "less", etc, kinda painful.
I noticed this too. Setting my term to xterm-r6 solved the problem.
I think you or I should submit a bug report on the ncurses-term
package -- its xterm terminfo entry is Linux-specific. The xterm-r6
entry is correct, and works for both Linux and non-Linux xterms.
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