Subject: Fw: Screen package bug (fwd)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Kevin <email@example.com>
Date: 11/30/1998 20:56:23
Maybe this can tell somebody what's wrong? (It's an e-mail I sent)
> From: Kevin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Christoph Badura <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: Screen package bug (fwd)
> Date: Monday, November 30, 1998 8:54 PM
> > From: Christoph Badura <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: Kevin <email@example.com>
> > Subject: Re: Screen package bug (fwd)
> > Date: Sunday, November 22, 1998 6:10 PM
> > Kevin wrote:
> > > The shell shouldn't have anything to do with screen working.
> > No, it shouldn't. However, screen works fine for me.
> I wish I could say the same.
> > However, you haven't yet described the problem in a way that would
> > anyone trying to help give a useful hint.
> > > You mean when you start screen, and type a command, if you delete a
> > > with the backspace key "^H" doesn't show up?
> > Right. It erases the previous character.
> Maybe this will help. I recompiled my kernel to use the VT0 console, and
> edited /etc/ttys so that it starts up 4 virtual consoles of type
> I set my term variable to pcvt25 as well. I obtained a -current pkgsrc
> installed screen with it - still didn't work. So.. in other words..
> whether or not I change /etc/ttys, my TERM variable or shell, I still
> the same problem. Maybe you can tell me what you have set in your
> files/variables so I can see if maybe that is the problem?
> > Something in your shell's startup file could be messing up the tty
> > settings.
> Maybe, I have "TERM="pcvt25"; export TERM; clear"
> > --
> > Christoph Badura
> > Verlag O'Reilly
> Thanks again,