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Re: $TERM = "xterm" acting funny on non-linux terms

>>>>> "Galen" == Galen Hazelwood <galenh@micron.net> writes:

    Galen> Such a bug has already been submitted.  See the log for
    Galen> #14366.

Hm, that's good.

    Galen> This is not as clear-cut a case as you might think.  The
    Galen> problem with the xterm is not that it is linux-specific,
    Galen> it's that it's too new for many old X windows systems out
    Galen> there.  I feel that asking people with old systems to use a
    Galen> different terminfo entry is not such a great hardship, when
    Galen> it gives us the advantage of up-to-date support "out of the
    Galen> box".

But if the xterm-r6 terminfo entry works for both Linux and old boxes,
shouldn't that be the default?

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