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Re: pkg/41423: CenterIM unusable: ignores several keys (like enter)

The following reply was made to PR pkg/41423; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: "Volkmar Seifert" <>
Subject: Re: pkg/41423: CenterIM unusable: ignores several keys (like enter)
Date: Thu, 14 May 2009 18:08:44 +0200 (CEST)

 One further interesting thing: <enter> works on the user-tree to
 expand/collapse folders, but not to open chat-windows. For the other keys,
 the described behavior is valid.
 - Volkmar
 On Wed, May 13, 2009 17:15, wrote:
 >>Number:         41423
 >>Category:       pkg
 >>Synopsis:       CenterIM unusable: ignores several keys (like enter)
 >>Confidential:   no
 >>Severity:       serious
 >>Priority:       medium
 >>Responsible:    pkg-manager
 >>State:          open
 >>Class:          sw-bug
 >>Submitter-Id:   net
 >>Arrival-Date:   Wed May 13 15:15:00 +0000 2009
 >>Originator:     Volkmar Seifert
 >>Release:        NetBSD 5.0_RC4
 > NetBSD unknown 5.0_RC4 NetBSD 5.0_RC4 (GENERIC) #3: Wed Apr 22 11:23:42
 > CEST 2009  root@ymir:/usr/build/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/obj.i386/GENERIC
 > i386
 > First of all: I am using pkgsrg-current, with nightly updates.
 > To compile CenterIM, I am using the default PKG_OPTIONS of the package.
 > Now to the problem:
 > CenterIM ignores keypresses, like "enter" when selecting a user from the
 > userlist. It also ignores most other configured keys except for "g"
 > (generic menu) and "s" (status menu), and the "arrow"-keys. (In those
 > menus, "enter" does work, btw...)
 > At first, I got some garbage on the screen, too, but found out rather
 > quickly that I have to add
 > INCOMPAT_CURSES+=       NetBSD 5.*_* NetBSD-5.*-*
 > to the Makefile to solve that problem. The Garbage is now gone, but the
 > key-problem remains.
 > I have tried several things, from redefining keys through the
 > config-files, running it inside and outside of screen, changing $TERM from
 > xterm to vt100 etc., with no effect what so ever, the keys are still
 > ignored no matter what I try.
 > Compile CenterIM from pkgsrc-current on NetBSD 5.0 (no matter whether some
 > RC or RELEASE), arch i386, and start it with a valid IM-Account, e.g. ICQ.

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