Subject: Re: Weird curses behavior
To: Glendon Gross <>
From: John Goerzen <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/15/2002 12:05:39
Glendon Gross <> writes:

> I've seen this as well on my SparcStation 2 when I first log in.  Starting
> X solves the problem.  I suspect it is a case of some video memory that
> does not get correctly initialized.

Since I see this when running in xterms, I'd suspect it's not a
problem with the video ram per se but perhaps it's a problem with how
curses remembers what it needs to clear.

I've also seen weird behavior from joe -- deleting text moves blocks
of right gradually left across the screen.