conf/71254: ncurses: xterm vs. cons* termtypes or sc(4)
rafan at freebsd.org
Mon Apr 30 04:11:22 UTC 2007
On Sun, Apr 29, 2007 at 08:20:33PM -0400, Mikhail Teterin wrote:
> > Synopsis: ncurses: xterm vs. cons* termtypes or sc(4)
> > State-Changed-From-To: open->feedback
> > State-Changed-By: rafan
> > State-Changed-When: Sun Apr 29 08:08:11 UTC 2007
> > State-Changed-Why:
> > Dear submitter,
> > Does this still occur in latest release, say 6.2-RELEASE
> > or in HEAD?
> Yes, it does still occur. Verifying it for itself is faster, than
> sending an e-mail with the question: inside an xterm bring up `vi' to
> edit a file with long lines.
I sent this mail because I can not produce this with top on
a 6.2-RELEASE console. It looks like that the "D" in COMMAND does not
use the last column.
> Triple-click on a long (one wrapping to the next line) line. Notice,
> that only part of the line gets highlighted by xterm. Opening the same
> file with less/more has the same effect. Cat-ing, however, does not --
> presumably, because cat does not use [n]curses.
I think this was explained to you by ncurses author in a private
conversion? From his explanation, if I understand correctly, it's
the correct (or expected) behavior.
To be clear, I put ncurses author into CC'ed. The conversion I
Subject: Re: copy/paste long line in ncurses based program
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