Subject: Re: i386 xterm key bindings
To: Julian Coleman <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/04/2000 18:05:32
On 04-Jul-00, 15:31:56 Julian Coleman wrote:
>  Jonathan Stone wrote:

> > If the current setup doesn't acutally support that, then I propose we
> > back out the keybinding changes to xterm, and submit a pullup request
> > to do the same in 1.5.   At least until someone fixes the current bugs. 
> > Tom Ivar Helbekkmo wrote:
> > It isn't, and the answer is in the xterm man page.  In .Xdefaults:
> > 
> >     XTerm*deleteIsDEL:      true
>  I'd guess a solution is to make this the default in our xterm version.  We
>  won't be compatible with the rest of the Xfree 4-using world, but at least
>  we'll be backwardly compatible.  Thoughts?

Facing this problem, I decided to use (with XFree 4.0) something like:

*decTerminalID: 220
*termName: vt220
*title: VT220 Terminal Emulator
*backarrowKey: False
*ttyModes: erase ^?

getting terminal very similar to that emulated by wscons.

        Witold J. Wnuk