[BLFS Trac] #1816: xterm instructions

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Sun Feb 26 21:57:33 PST 2006

#1816: xterm instructions
 Reporter:  randy at linuxfromscratch.org  |        Owner:  blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
     Type:  defect                      |       Status:  new                           
 Priority:  normal                      |    Milestone:                                
Component:  BOOK                        |      Version:                                
 Severity:  normal                      |   Resolution:                                
 Keywords:                              |  
Comment (by alexander at linuxfromscratch.org):

 I cannot comment if (4) is good. My concern was that the luit-compatible
 terminfo settings for line drawing characters are in ncurses, but not in


 terminfo settings in both xterm and ncurses are compatible with OLD xterm
 and luit from X11R6.8.2, so I don't see immediate problems with "make

 But something is very broken in the new luit. E.g.,

  * the pty race is fixed in 6.9.0 but not 7.0.0
  * the standard smacs and rmacs sequences are not recognized in luit mode.
 Testcase: in "xterm -lc", echo -e '\x1b(0qqq\x1b(B'. "qqq" is the wrong
 result. A horizontal line is the correct result.

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