Subject: Re: Talk, Telnet LINEMODE and CR's
To: Rick Byers <email@example.com>
From: Robin Carey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/21/1997 10:41:14
On Fri, 18 Apr 1997, Rick Byers wrote:
> I've noticed that talk no-longer treats ENTER properly when in Telnet
> LINEMODE. It just sends/prints ^M instead of going to the next line. ^J
> does what ^M should do. Character mode, however, works as expected. The
> telnet crlf option doesn't change anything. I'm not sure when exactly this
> started happening, but I'm sure it worked at one point. It works fine on
> my 1.2 machine.
> I've got 1.2D/i386 (a few days old). I've got ncurses installed, but
> seperate from the existing curses, so it shouldn't interfere. The problem
> arrises if I link to ncurses as well.
> The problem doesn't appear to be in talk or ntalkd itself since talk
> hasn't changed since 1.2 and I reverted to the 1.2 ntalkd with the same
> effect. I would expect it something with telnet/curses but everything
> else (including other curses stuff) works fine.
> Anyone else see this? Any suggestions?
I'd suggest trying: Break into telnet> prompt and then try mode -litecho
which should disable literal character echoing and hopefully get rid of
the ^M's ....
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