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Re: ongoing vi issues ....

On 15 April 2015 at 00:23, Paul Goyette <paul%vps1.whooppee.com@localhost> wrote:
> FWIW, I may have a similar or related issue.  I have NOT investigated in any
> great detail, but here's the general description of what I've seen:
> 1. I am initially logged in on my local amd64/7.99.9 machine, running
>    xdm, fvwm2, and an Xterm session.
> 2. From within that Xterm session, I ssh to a amd64/XEN3_DOMU virtual
>    machine runnign 6.1.5.
> So far, everything works.
> 3. Now, I configure fvwm2 to "exec ssh -X $remote xterm"; this causes
>    ssh to login to the remote (XEN) machine and start an Xterm whose
>    output gets directed back through the -X forwarded $DISPLAY.
> In this mode, there are some keystrokes that cause the connection to be
> abruptly terminated.  The "Delete" key is 100% reliable in causing the
> disconnect.

Does 'ssh -X $remote xterm' fail the same way when run on the command
line inside an xterm? The 'stty intr' default for ancient unix was
DEL. Its unlikely, but I wonder if somehow you are getting  that set
:) http://www.in-ulm.de/~mascheck/various/stty/

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