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Re: misc/10127 (port i386 /etc/ttys says vt220 instead of wsvt25)
The following reply was made to PR misc/10127; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "Perry E. Metzger" <perry%piermont.com@localhost>
Cc: misc-bug-people%netbsd.org@localhost, gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: misc/10127 (port i386 /etc/ttys says vt220 instead of wsvt25)
Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 16:35:12 -0400
"Greg A. Woods; Planix, Inc." <woods%planix.ca@localhost> writes:
> BTW, if you look at the differences between the default vt220
> definition (which is itself somewhat bastardized because it's not
> exactly representing a DEC VT220 terminal) and the full wsvt25
> definition I think you'll find many very important differences.
> Perhaps simple applications like "vi" won't show any issues, but
> others definitely will.
I believe is right on this. I remember having problems because the two
aren't entirely compatible. That might argue for making wsvt25 more
like a vt220 though.
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