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Re: [bug-ncurses] How to use `rep' in xterm since ncurses-6.0-20170729

From: Dr. Werner Fink
Subject: Re: [bug-ncurses] How to use `rep' in xterm since ncurses-6.0-20170729
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:33:03 +0200
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170609 (1.8.3)

On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 05:04:01AM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 10:52:53AM +0200, Dr. Werner Fink wrote:
> > 
> > I meant that I see exactly the same within XTerm with 112 113 114 115
> > but not with p q r s
> That's because tput doesn't know how to convert "p q r s" into numbers.
> I could make it report an error and quit...

Stupid question: does hline(), hline(), mvhline(), and mvvline() use
repeat_char if found in the current terminfo entry?  And how do those
functions the given character, e.g. ' ' or '-' ...

I've reports about ncdu (NCurses Disk Usage) as well as about other
ncurses based applications about wrong/missing line drawings


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