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Re: stty erase WTF

On Jan 18, 2016, at 14:48, Valery Ushakov <> wrote:
> IIRC, it was a recent change ir tset(1), probably this one to
> tset/set.c:
> revision 1.18
> date: 2015-06-21 11:23:22 +0300;  author: mlelstv;  state: Exp;  lines: +15 -13;  commitid: iuxh5X28WnMwXgqy;
> Restore logic for setting the VERASE character.
> - use terminfo _unless_ the terminal does overstrike.
> - use terminfo data not only for an unset tty.
> There was a lengthy thread about that, but I don't remember if it was
> in some PR or on current-users.

Yes, the "termcap issue" thread on netbsd-users:

After all that discussion, I don't know if anything was actually done 
to fix the problem :( One suggested fix (and the one that I applied on 
my systems) was to remove the tset call from [/etc/skel/].login and 
.profile. Of course, removing tset from the /etc/skel files only helps 
newly-created users.

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