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Bug#239510: xterm: Reverse video specification broken

retitle 239510 xterm: [-+]rv command-line options and reverseVideo resource seem to have no effect
tag 239510 + moreinfo

On Mon, Mar 22, 2004 at 08:51:33PM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> xterm, on startup, always displays black text on a white background.
> That is, the following three commands do the exact same thing:
> xterm
> xterm -rv
> xterm +rv
> Also, specifying XTerm*reverseVideo: true does not alter the startup
> colors.
> However, selecting reverse video from the middle-mouse-button menu will
> toggle the colors.
> I'm somewhat puzzled.

Hi John,

Thomas Dickey, the upstream XTerm maintainer, had a look at this bug report
and suspects there might be a problem with customized app-defaults.

Can you go over the logs of this bug, let us know if you think that might
be the case for you, and let us know if you can still reproduce this

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