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Re: [Nmh-workers] show message number scrolls off terminal?

From: Lyndon Nerenberg
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] show message number scrolls off terminal?
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2015 14:50:41 -0800

On Feb 9, 2015, at 3:18 AM, Ralph Corderoy <address@hidden> wrote:

> It looks a little short compared to the system one here.  `infocmp -I
> xterm' will dump the currently used binary definition as text.  `smcup'
> and `rmcup' are the entries that need nobbling by removal.  tic(1) turns
> it back into binary, probably for your ~/.terminfo directory.

No doubt.  I started with a more compact BSD definition, I think.  But no 
matter, you nailed the crux: kill the ??cup capabilities and life gets better.

But I have tried explaining that before, and rapidly concluded 'tic this' gives 
me an extra couple of weeks before I die :-)

Seriously.  In this day and age, who the hell knows what a terminfo entry is, 
let along why they exist.  Never mind how to change one.


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