Does 9.0 honor TERM settings
luvbeastie at larseighner.com
Fri Aug 24 11:25:42 UTC 2012
On Fri, 24 Aug 2012, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Aug 2012 05:58:36 -0500 (CDT)
> Lars Eighner <luvbeastie at larseighner.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, 24 Aug 2012, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
>>> On Fri, 24 Aug 2012 05:20:18 -0500 (CDT)
>>> Lars Eighner <lars at larseighner.com> wrote:
>>>> I grepped the entire /usr/src/sys/amd64/conf directory. There is no
>>>> TEKEN_CONS25 or TEKEN or CONS25. Exactly where is this documented?
>>> /usr/src/sys/conf/NOTES is where I found it.
>> Grepped /usr/src/sys/conf/* and did not find it.
>> I see from google that something seems to have been added to HEAD and its
>> UPDATING, but there is nothing of the sort in 9.0 RELEASE - p4.
> It's there on my 9.0-RELEASE-p4 boxes. In /etc/freebsd-update.conf
> do you have src among the components to update ?
I have never been able to get update to work. I cvsup the source tree
(which I suppose is now really serviced by subversion).
>> I really should have known better by now than to upgrade to a X.0 -
>> perhaps by X.2 or X.3 they will have fix most of the stuff they broke
>> with X.0.
> I've yet to see any breakage, do your applications really break
> with TERM=xterm on the console ?
Only the essential stuff: joe, most, lynx. Of course things which do not
use any function keys (including the movement keys) are not affected.
>> Fortunately, I have learned enough to try upgrades on the mirror and not
>> on the production disc.
> Well yes - no untested updates should ever hit a production system,
> that's what the QA boxes are for.
also the -V switch doesn't give such good results in mergemaster
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