Dark Terminal Magic

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Sun Feb 10 22:43:54 MST 2008

Hans Fugal wrote:
> Is there a way to make a terminfo or termcap or whatever that unsets 
> that bce bit? Would it have to reside on the target machine, I assume? 
> Is there a common TERM setting that might work better than xterm or rxvt 
> or xterm-color or whatever (and supports color)? If one was able to iron 
> out the terminfo settings that reflect Terminal.app's capabilities, 
> would it be able to make its way into the official terminfo 
> distribution, or is that an unchanging fossil now?

I just checked and found out that my /etc/terminfo comes from the 
ncurses package.  The ncurses package is clearly in active maintenance. 
  The release notes for version 5.6 mention some OS X related fixes.  Do 
you have version 5.6 installed on your server?



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