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Re: [STUMP] [PATCH] [StumpISh] Possibility not to use nccurses (so readl

From: Michael Raskin
Subject: Re: [STUMP] [PATCH] [StumpISh] Possibility not to use nccurses (so readline works correctly)
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 12:39:36 +0400
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Shawn wrote:
> Michael Raskin <address@hidden> writes:
>> Shawn wrote:
>>> 38a938c2 <address@hidden> writes:
>>>>    Hello
>>>> I am a bit tired of completely broken readline in stumpish, so I prefer
>>>> to switch colour off. Default is colour on, control is done via
>>>> environment variable NO_NCURSES.
>>> Is there a reason this is done with NO_NCURSES and not with a command line 
>>> option?
>> Because current restart scheme is one big mess and I don't want to
>> completely rewrite it as maybe someone meant something.
>> Actually, variables are much easier to work with than command line
>> options. Just like when you have many arguments to a function, you use
>> named arguments.
>> Should I rename it to STUMPISH_NO_NCURSES, so that it can be exported in
>> .profile/.bashrc/.zshrc without any doubts?
> In my last email I asked the same question but I think I missed the
> most important question: how is readline completely broken in
> stumpish? I think that should be addressed instead of adding
> workarounds.

rlwrap + syntax coloring = trouble. It is hard to fix..
TERM=dumb sometimes work. Just right now it worked, I didn't think it
would. I will wait for a situation where TERM=dumb will fail to fix
everything. Will replace patch with documenting that behavior..

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