Subject: Re: wscons termcap entry
To: Thomas Klausner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Joerg Klemenz <email@example.com>
Date: 07/02/2002 22:22:37
Thomas Klausner wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 02, 2002 at 02:00:09AM +0200, Joerg Klemenz wrote:
> > You may want to look at the wscons entry I created. It's not good, but its
> > better than the others...
> Some time ago, I took the time to do this too, and I added all the
> capabilities you have in both your termcap entries in wsvt25.
> So: "It's fixed in -current, and in 1.6."
What about terminfo? Did you also commit terminfo files?
> > One needs to change /etc/ttys to have TERM=wscons as default.
> There was some discussion about this and some voices insisted that it
> stay vt100 for easier compatibility with other systems that don't know
> about wsvt25. Not that I agree in this regard, but it doesn't matter
> too much -- it's easy to set it for yourself.
If compatibility is a matter, why not change the actual emulator to
match a real vt220?
It does not require any functional changes, just fix the escape
sequences returned by some keys... it's almost trivial
When 1.6 is out, i will download the sources of everything and do it
myself. It seems so much easier than having extra term* entries and
Or has this already been done?
Why does NetBSD not use terminfo by default anyway?