Subject: Re: screen
To: Tim Newsham <firstname.lastname@example.org.Hawaii.Edu>
From: Chris Mattingly <email@example.com>
Date: 10/06/1994 08:31:45
> The "screen" in the contrib dir of uni-regensburg is flawed.
> If the term type is vt220 it has the problem I mentioned on
> this list earlier... reverse characters arent handled properly.
> If the term is set to vt100 then the scroll up function works
> incorrectly. To test this go into vi and hit "o" at some
> point in the file.. your cursor will be positioned on the
> wrong line after the operation. I'm not sure why it is
> flawed but I rebuilt screen from gnu sources and it works fine
> for me now (with TERM=vt100).
That may very well be the case, but I'm running 3.05.12beta and it works
absolutely fabulous. The little vi test you said works fine. This is
regardless of $TERM = vt100 or 200 or 220.
Source is on my machine, and some machine in Finland.
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