Alternate Screen

Rodney W. Grimes freebsd-rwg at
Sun May 16 12:34:45 UTC 2021

> There was a recent discussion about a terminal database update and the 
> new Alternate Screen behavior.  I'm curious about the resolution, but I 
> can't find that discussion.  Would someone kindly send a clue-by-four 
> via overnight express?
> Ultimately, I'd like to know how to get the old behavior back, with no 
> alternate screen, and thereby reduce my blood pressure.

I thought this code had been reverted, reworked and old behavior restored
with knobs to give new behavior???

> Alternatively yours,
> Eric
Rod Grimes                                                 rgrimes at

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