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Re: emacs doesn't restore one's non X windows prompt

From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: Re: emacs doesn't restore one's non X windows prompt
Date: 04 Feb 2003 10:17:00 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

I got another view on this which i paste below.  Anymore views please
send directly to the list. I noticed the problem but I only use this
part of the system once a year hence...

>>>>> "T" == Thomas Dickey writes:

T> On Sat, Feb 01, 2003 at 02:41:24PM +0800, Dan Jacobson wrote:
>> Fellas, he has a fix.
>> If this is a terminfo description bug too, then somebody please report it.

T> this is a you-cannot-make-everyone-happy issue.
T> I have in linux terminfo:
T>      civis=\E[?25l\E[?1c,
T>      cnorm=\E[?25h\E[?0c,
T>      cvvis=\E[?25h\E[?8c,
T> which annoys about 10% of the people who want to change their cursor
T> attributes.  The fix is to install a consistent one to override - as
T> he suggests.  However, the complaints mostly are along the lines of
T> ncurses-shouldn't-do-that-anyway.  emacs doesn't have to call curs_set,
T> which is not done automatically (unless I'm overlooking something).
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