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Re: underscore in xterm sometimes invisible

On 2017-05-01 08:58 +0000, David Griffith wrote:

> When I completely log out and log back in, the underscore character
> will be invisible in xterm.  If I do "xrdb .Xresources", subsequent
> xterms created will show underscores.
> Investigating further, I tried starting with no .Xresources file.
> This gave me a much-too-small xterm window.  When I do "xrdb -merge
> .Xresources-foobar", which is my normal .Xresources file, I get my
> favored xterm settings EXCEPT that underscores are invisible.  If I
> don't use the "-merge" flag, then that will cause subsequent xterms to
> show underscores. What's going on here?  How can I fix it?

This has been reported in bug #858142[1], but I have not been able to
reproduce it on my systems and I don't know what's going on.


1. https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=858142

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