Subject: Re: color_xterm versus xterm_color
To: John Klos <>
From: Pat Wendorf <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/21/2003 13:15:05
I force my term to xterm_color in FreeBSD to get the colored ls working.  This 
is a bit of a pain when I ssh into my NetBSD router and it's not available.  
I'm all for this change, but could it be backported to the 1.6 tree also?

- Pat

On October 21, 2003 02:53 am, John Klos wrote:
> Hi,
> Does anyone know if there is any history behind the lack of a termcap
> entry for xterm_color? color_xterm was added in 1996; surely we can
> support newer term types. OS X 10.3 by default wants to use xterm_color.
> Does anyone have any objections to adding it?
> Thanks,
> John Klos
> Sixgirls Computing Labs