null bytes after ANSI sequences in color 'ls' output

Thomas Dickey dickey at
Sun Jun 29 00:28:34 UTC 2008

On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 03:16:21PM -0500, Dan Nelson wrote:
> In the last episode (Jun 28), Thomas Dickey said:
> > It's possible that an application could be sending padding characters
> > (nulls).  The vt100-color terminal description inherits from vt100,
> > which does use padding - but in the sf/sr (scroll forward/reverse).
> If that's the case, then the easy fix would be to tell SecureCRT to
> emulate am xterm instead, and set the terminal type to xterm-color. 
> You would probably get better function key mappings, too.

yes (xterm wouldn't have padding ;-)

Thomas E. Dickey
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