Subject: Re: emacs' ange-ftp doesn't work with the ftp client in -current
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 05/07/1997 18:44:49
> From: Mike Long
>>Date: Wed, 7 May 1997 18:27:12 -0400 (EDT)
>>From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Andrew Brown)
>>won't work. sorry. emacs, in its attempts to be all-encompassingly
>>nice (won't get me wrong, i use it all the time :) actually runs ftp
>>off a pty.
>>so...maybe check to see if ftp's parent is emacs??!
>I haven't looked closely at how the progress meter is implemented, but
>shouldn't it punt if TERM is unset or set to a dumb terminal? Usually
>emacs starts subprocesses with TERM=emacs, and IIRC the termcap for
>'emacs' is rather dumb.
that would work. and have it turn off a whole bunch of "fun" things
if the term type won't support any one of them...
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