Why doesn't cons25 have cs in termcap info?

Thomas Dickey dickey at radix.net
Sat Jun 21 17:12:59 UTC 2008

On Sat, Jun 21, 2008 at 11:23:38AM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 08:32:58PM -0400, Kitche wrote:
> > Since some ports actually need cs(change_scroll_region) to run for example
> > tmux is one. I believe tmux does not change the term correctly which could
> > be the issue as well. But according to the author the term needs cs to
> > even run.
> > 
> > I m just wondering why cons25 is missing this from it's termcap, since
> > I've been working on adding it to cons25 so that some ports will work
> > correctly.
> It might be a recent change - I've made a to-do item to investigate it.
> afaik, it's not supported in "older" versions of FreeBSD.
> At the moment for instance, I'm reading the 6.0 source for
> 	/usr/src/sys/boot/i386/libi386/vidconsole.c

ditto for 




> The corresponding screen(4) manpage doesn't mention it.
> (pcvt supports it, but that's a different emulator from cons25).

It sounds as if tmux needs some fixes - cons25 isn't the only terminal
lacking scroll-regions.

Thomas E. Dickey
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