Subject: RE: sushi mysteries
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <email@example.com>
From: Tim Rightnour <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/09/2001 00:43:54
On 09-Jan-01 Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino wrote:
> i got multiple questions about /usr/sbin/sushi. if i'm mitsaken,
> please let me know...
> - "exec pkg_info" screen goes away too quickly.
> (under "Software Installation and Maintenance", "List Installed
Hrmm.. I just tried it, and recieved that problem.. Perhaps I broke something
somewhere.. it wasn't doing that yesterday. I'll look into that..
> - if I tap some key that is not F3 (like F1/F2), sushi terminates.
> xterm/kterm/wscons emits \033[12~ on F2. maybe \033 is recognized
> as single escape character.
Yeah.. I think there is a problem with the cdk -> curses interface on some
terminal emulations.. It's treating function keys as escape keys. Brett Lymn
suggested I fiddle with the curses timeout() function to get function keys
recognized. Upping it from 100 to 150 solved a problem where PgUp and PgDn
were getting interpreted by the form widgets as wierd keystrokes.
> - if i go into shell with F9, it will invoke /bin/sh, not my shell
> registered onto /etc/passwd (/bin/csh).
hrmm.. thats easy to fix.
> - after F9, if I exit from /bin/sh, sushi itself terminates.
This is confusing.. I'll look at that too.
> - cursor appears in random places on the screen. maybe it is better
> to make cursor invisible with curs_set(0).
Yeah.. perhaps we should.. It seems that the CDK port to curses isn't quite as
refined with cursor motion as the orignal ncurses version was. I'm not sure
why that is.
> i believe i got the latest libcdk, sushi and sushi menu files
> under share/sushi.
Obviously there are some bugs here, but I appreciate your efforts to make them
known to me.
Tim Rightnour <email@example.com>
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