Subject: Re: terminal emultators
To: Aaron J. Grier <>
From: Johnny Billquist <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/18/2002 11:54:11
On Wed, 11 Sep 2002, Aaron J. Grier wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 11:59:20AM -0400, Sam Carleton wrote:
> > I have been using VanDyke's SecureCRT for a while now as the primary
> > terminal to my NetBSD machine.  Today I discovered that it will
> > display color for me when I tell it to use the Linux terminal type.
> secureCRT reports its term type as vt220, which is a black & white
> terminal.  the color version in the vt220-series (according to
> was vt241, but that terminal type doesn't appear to
> be in either terminfo or termcap as distributed by NetBSD.

Yes and no. The Vt241 have four colors, but you don't select them with the
ansi attribute escape sequences... (and neither on the VT340 which have 16

> likewise termcap and terminfo should add color for vt340, and an entry
> for vt241.  (I guess I should file a PR...)

Unless you really check out how to select different colors, don't do
this. They don't support the ansi color attribute sequences.


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