Subject: Re: curses!
To: Brett Lymn <>
From: Patrick Welche <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/31/2000 11:34:56
On Wed, May 31, 2000 at 07:37:56PM +0930, Brett Lymn wrote:
> According to Patrick Welche:
> Ahh I bet you just ran the shell from a csh shell, didn't you?


> This does not set $SHELL so tset was emitting the incorrect commands for
> the shell.  Try setting $SHELL appropriately and see what happens.

That fixes the reverse video problem! lynx/mutt/elm all happy with /bin/sh
> >Using a 1 May 2000 xsrc tree, and compiling that xterm fixes the backspace
> >problem. The TERMCAPs are identical (bar the ZZ pointer obviously).
> Hmmm very odd.  I know that some new code for xterm was imported
> recently so maybe that caused a glitch.

It doesn't fix the delete problem...

> > The
> >lynx/mutt/elm reverse video problems remain. So there are 2 problems, and
> >one is due to xterm..
> >
> Please try the tset again with the correct $SHELL...

Indeed, reverse video happy in sh - then again, I don't know that it was
broken before, and any idea on how to get this to work in csh?