new termcap entry for rxvt-unicode-256color
sterling at camdensoftware.com
Tue Dec 14 23:14:49 UTC 2010
Quoth Frédéric Perrin on Tuesday, 14 December 2010:
> Le mardi 14 à 22:23, Frédéric Perrin a écrit :
> > Le lundi 13 à 17:11, Chip Camden a écrit :
> >> Quoth Frédéric Perrin on Monday, 13 December 2010:
> >>> rxvt-unicode version 9.09 was released last month. It added support for
> >>> 256 colors in the default configuration, and the default value of $TERM
> >>> changed to rxvt-unicode-256color (from rxvt-unicode).
> >>> This results in slightly incorrect colors, and some programs like vi(1)
> >>> refuse to work. It is my understanding that I should update
> >>> /usr/share/misc/termcap. The diff between rxvt-unicode and
> >>> rxvt-unicode-256color seems rather short; on a Linux machine, I have :
> >> Take a look at the termcap entry for rxvt-256color. It's actually based on
> >> rxvt-unicode. So I think that all you need to add is:
> >> rxvt-unicode-256color|rxvt-unicode with 256 colors:\
> >> :tc=rxvt-256color:
> > I don't have an entry for rxvt-256color.
> > This is happening on 8.1-RELEASE.
> Hum, of course I had the idea of looking at the SVN tree only after
> sending this post. This rxvt-256color definition was added a couple of
> weeks ago, by a certain Sterling Camden :-). So, I am now able to say
> that when adding the following entries to 8.1's termcap file, my
> terminal works as expected :
> rxvt-256color|rxvt terminal emulator with 256 colors:\
> rxvt-unicode-256color|rxvt-unicode terminal with 256 colors (X Window System):\
> (I even got 256 colors in a screen on a Linux machine accessed inside a
> tmux running on a FreeBSD machine.)
> Should I send a PR in order to get this new definition installed?
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Yes, preferably with a patch file that only contains your new entry.
Just do a diff between the stable version and your final version. I can
submit it, if you don't feel like it.
Sterling (Chip) Camden | sterling at camdensoftware.com | 2048D/3A978E4F
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