Subject: Re: misc/34995
To: None <,,>
From: Sergey Svishchev <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 02/15/2007 19:45:01
The following reply was made to PR misc/34995; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Sergey Svishchev <>
To: Onno van der Linden <>
Subject: Re: misc/34995
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2007 22:41:34 +0300

 On Sun, Feb 11, 2007 at 08:57:40PM +0100, Onno van der Linden wrote:
 >This PR (misc/34995) breaks the display of alternate charsets
 >as used for example in mutt or slrn.
 Indeed.  I managed to submit wrong definition (twice) :(
 >It's caused by wsvt using tc=vt220-8 instead of tc=vt220.
 >This changes the ae and as capabilities to ^O and ^N, which
 >aren't handled in wsemul_vt100.c
 They are, actually.  grep ASCII_SI and ASCII_SO.
 >Try the following with a -current that has termcap rev 1.98
 >/usr/bin/tput as;echo "tq";/usr/bin/tput ae
 >/usr/bin/tput as;echo "tq";/usr/bin/tput ae
 >It should give some graphic lines in both cases, but it doesn't.
 That's because the alternate charset is identical to primary.  My
 working copy (in $HOME/.termcap) had ti= and te= sequences that define
 and reset alternate charset, but I've managed to forget about that...
 Here it is, please test.  (I've verified that mutt displays line
 drawing characters.)
 wsvt25|NetBSD wscons in 25 line DEC VT220 mode:\
 Sergey Svishchev