ssh to VMS - terminal problems

Anton Shterenlikht mexas at
Tue Feb 20 19:08:24 UTC 2007

On Tue, Feb 20, 2007 at 11:45:17AM -0500, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 20, 2007 at 03:51:57PM +0000, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> > If I run ssh from a terminal emulator in xorg, all seems fine.
> yes - VMS only knows about DEC-compatible terminals.  None of the *BSD
> console emulators do well enough to be usable on VMS.
> xterm supports ANSI color, VT220 emulation and UTF-8
> There's an faq at

thanks a lot.

So, what was pcvt driver designed for? I understood from the man
pages that it is supposed to be compartible with DEC function keys?


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