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Re: "vtprint" doesn't work with Mutt when inside Screen

From: Henry Nelson
Subject: Re: "vtprint" doesn't work with Mutt when inside Screen
Date: Sat, 9 Sep 2006 05:59:45 +0900
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.11

On Fri, Sep 08, 2006 at 08:53:33AM -0400, Brian Mathis wrote:
> According to the vtprint man page, it uses terminal escape sequences to 
> activate the printer.  When screen is running, it inserts a layer in 
> between the program and your terminal program, which is what allows 
> screen to perform its magic, and will also catch those sequences and 
> prevent vtprint from functioning.  This is expected behavior according 
> to how screen works.

I figured that likely was the problem.  Would it be possible to re-write
the screen terminal description to allow the ansi sequences through?  If
possible, would anyone know what needs to go in the terminfo source file?

henry nelson

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