Subject: xsrc/29003: Re: xsrc/29003: Bug in xterm (fwd)
To: None <,,>
From: Thomas Dickey <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/19/2005 11:18:02
The following reply was made to PR xsrc/29003; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Thomas Dickey <>
To: Matthias Scheler <>
Subject: Re: xsrc/29003: Bug in xterm (fwd)
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 06:17:20 -0500 (EST)

 On Wed, 19 Jan 2005, Matthias Scheler wrote:
 > On Tue, Jan 18, 2005 at 06:46:19PM -0500, Thomas Dickey wrote:
 >> I hadn't seen that one (there were a lot of changes in #171 a couple of
 >> years ago, mostly good but a few bugs).  A quick check shows 21 places in
 >> the state table that can get there, including the default ansi_table.
 >> That one looks like an error; the others I'll have to sift through and
 >> check for other possible errors).  The
 >>             if (!string_used)
 >>                 break;
 >> does guard against most errors.
 >> Resetting the state to ground at the beginning does ensure that the check
 >> if there's no string_used doesn't prevent the state from resetting
 >> (agree).
 > To be sure I get this right: the fix is worth committing?
 yes - the rest of my comment was saying (for my reference as well) that I
 should examine that slice more carefully to see if there are other issues.
 Thomas E. Dickey