Subject: Re: fdformat output bug
To: None <>
From: Julian Coleman <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/20/2004 10:31:44
> >This problem has been reported with a fix from Ryo HAYASAKA in
> >bin/15897.  Does this fix look appropriate?
> Looks fine to me. The alternative is to print ' \b\bV'

Agreed.  I think I'd prefer to use the patch in the PR, rather than assume
that the terminal will be able to backspace onto the previous line.  I'm
fairly sure that trying to go back won't do the right thing on some older
terminals (but does anyone use them these days? ;-).


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