csh Cannot open /etc/termcap after starting "screen"

Kostik Belousov kostikbel at gmail.com
Sat Jun 18 20:37:21 UTC 2011


On Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 10:14:32PM +0200, Stefan `Sec` Zehl wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 13:15 -0700, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> >           Example: run mutt from within GNU screen while connected to
> > the system with PuTTY, then copy some of the terminal content and paste
> > it somewhere.  Wow, look at all those extraneous spaces at the end of
> > lines, which you now gloriously have to manually remove.
> 
> While I don't want to stand in the way of your rant, this is actually a
> bug/problem of mutt. -- mutt is really printing spaces there, so it is
> (IMHO) correct that copy&paste copies spaces.

It is the case of the default termcap entry for the screen.
Try "TERM=screen-bce mutt".
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