Bug#254632: xterm update results in worse thread view in mutt running inside a GNU screen
On Fri, Jun 18, 2004 at 08:39:00PM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 18, 2004 at 09:52:45PM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > I've attached the termcap file from the NetBSD machine.
> I see - rather old (4 years). I compared that termcap to the most recent one,
> saw no applicable differences.
> Compiled a copy of screen with termcap and curses on a NetBSD
> 1.6, but for each case I don't have a problem with line-drawing.
> Some differences to check:
> I have only a telnet connection (this is the HP testdrive machine), so
> it is possible that there is some issue with ssh.
> Are you running screen on the NetBSD 1.5 after ssh'ing to it?
> I did that (telnet and then run screen).
> Is screen linked with termcap or curses? screen prefers the curses
> library (though that shouldn't make much difference).
It's linked with the NetBSD curses library (recompiling screen with
GNU ncurses doesn't make a difference).
> Normally (using only the information in the termcap), once line-drawing
> has been done in the given window, it'll be initialized as it was before
> the bug-fix. From the information so far, I'm not sure whether it's
> not getting the initialization string, or if something is using direct
> escape sequences to turn the graphcs set off.
Is there any way I can help to trace the problem down?
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