ksh93, tmux, termcap problems

Christofer C. Bell christofer.c.bell at gmail.com
Fri May 27 05:12:40 UTC 2016


This may not be the solution you're looking for, but I simply alias tmux to
"TERM=xterm tmux" now.  It's solved the issue for me.  It's just a work
around but hopefully is helpful.

On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 5:36 PM, Frank Shute <frank at woodcruft.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi,
> I seem to be having problems using ksh93 as my shell in tmux running on an
> xterm. The problem being when my command is longer than one line. It just
> executes the command when it hits the end of the line, instead of
> getting the value of PS2 at the start of the next line and the command
> continuing.
> I did a bit of grovelling around and I came across somebody who had a
> similar
> problem with bash and tmux. (I don't think it was on FreeBSD though).
> Somebody
> suggested it was a termcap problem.
> Of course, when running tmux it sets TERM=screen
> Anybody know how to fix this? TIA.
> Regards,
> --
> Frank
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