Does 9.0 honor TERM settings

Lars Eighner luvbeastie at
Fri Aug 24 08:14:40 UTC 2012

On Fri, 24 Aug 2012, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:

> On Fri, 24 Aug 2012 01:18:23 -0500 (CDT)
> Lars Eighner <luvbeastie at> wrote:
>> Does 9.0 honor TERM settings?
>> It appears to me it does not.  Although I set TERM=cons25l1 in .profile
>> (running bash) and have verified that it is set to that value with SET,
>> it appears to me that the function keys are mapped to weird xterm-like
>> strings instead of their ANSI values (example: F7 = E[18~ not E[S).
> 	The TERM environment variable is supposed to describe the terminal
> not control it.

Well, then, where is the setting that makes the F7 key send E[18~ instead
of the standard E[S?

Lars Eighner
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