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Re: Switching default TERM to wsvt25 on console

On Sat, Jun 2, 2012 at 10:13 AM, Christos Zoulas 
<> wrote:
> In article <>,
> Martin Husemann  <> wrote:
>>Some recent discussion about the "Del" key not being mapped by vi
>>correctly on netbsd-6 using ttyE* made me check again, and after some
>>off list  discussion I would now like to propose to switch all
>>wscons-using ports to set "wsvt25" on all their ttyE* lines in
>>/etc/ttys by default.
>>Most of them currently use vt220, which just leaves out a few items.
>>Dreamcast, ews4800mips, macppc, sparc64 already use wsvt25.
>>Last this came up, vt220 was considered more portable, as you could ssh
>>to some non NetBSD system and it would not know about wsvt25. However,
>>nowadays this is not true for most other systems, and for the few
>>legacy ones where it still is, there are easy workarounds (a few lines
>>in .login/.shrc).
>>Side note: the wsvt25 terminfo entry needs fixing for the missing kdch1
>>entry. Julian is handling that.
> None, makes sense.
> christos

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