Subject: Re: fdformat output bug
To: Julian Coleman <>
From: Ben Collver <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/22/2004 14:11:17
On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 10:31:44AM +0100, Julian Coleman wrote:
> > >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? ;-).

Would someone be willing to commit it and close the PR?

Thank you,