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Re: Screen corruption with ncurses-6 snapshots since 20170729

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: Screen corruption with ncurses-6 snapshots since 20170729
Date: Sun, 27 Aug 2017 06:56:03 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Sun, Aug 27, 2017 at 09:24:24AM +0100, Chris Clayton wrote:
> I have ncurses-6 installed and update to that latest snapshot from time to 
> time. Today I updated to the 21070826
> snapshot and found that I get some screen corruption when using the kernel's 
> 'make menuconfig' command. The latest
> version that doesn't produce the corruption is 20170722.
> My terminal is mate-terminal-1.18.1 with the character encoding set to 
> "Current Locale (UTF8)". The output from the

That's VTE-based.  If your $TERM is "xterm", there's an FAQ for that.

> The corruption can also, however, be seen in xterm-330.


> The corruption can be viewed by running 'make menuconfig' in the directory
> containing the linux kernel source.  Navigate
> to Device-Drivers-->Input Device Support-->Horizontal screen resolution.  I
> have a (.png) screen dump if that would help.

A picture would help :-)

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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