mrxvt-devel does not show non-ascii character before end of line

Lars Engels lars.engels at
Mon Jan 27 08:28:44 UTC 2014

Am 2014-01-24 21:42, schrieb José García Juanino:
> Hello,
> after upgrade from 9.2 to 10.0 and rebuild the ports, mrxvt multi tab
> terminal shows a strange issue: when you type an non-ascii character, 
> it is
> hidden from terminal unless you type another new character just behind.
> Indeed, the exact bug is that mrxvt will not show any non-ascii 
> character
> before end of line. To reproduce this issue, you can type the following 
> in
> mrxt terminal, built from ports with the default options:
> $ echo "añ"  > myfile
> $ cat myfile
> a
> ### ñ is not shown
> (substitute spanish ñ by any other non-ascii character and you will get 
> the
> same issue).
> mrxvt is rather ancient and not mantained by upstream, but actually is 
> the
> best multi tab terminal. But with this annoyed bug, I think it should 
> be
> definitively deprecated. Any idea to fix this bug, or some proposal on 
> a
> good multi tab terminal? (ignoring  kde or gnome related terminals, as 
> they
> need huge and complex dependencies).

Have you tried reporting this upstream?


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