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Re: [vile] Colour problem with vile on upgrade from Xubuntu 13.10 to Xub
Re: [vile] Colour problem with vile on upgrade from Xubuntu 13.10 to Xubuntu 14.04
Sun, 27 Apr 2014 21:29:53 +0100
On Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 01:42:57PM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > With 'set fcolor=black' added to my .vilerc it's not a big problem but
> > there's definitely something wrong. I've not yet built xvile for the
> > new system, if anything useful/odd appears then I'll report it.
> oh - I had thought you were talking about xvile (since that seems to be where
> you discuss
> problems most). For either, a problem on the first line _could_ be from
> having built with
> external filters (that's the default because flex's behavior is an extension).
I didn't explicitly select external filters when building, just perl
and ncurses is about it.
> Offhand, the last change I made in vile related to color was this (from 9.8l):
> + minor fix to tcap.c to restore colors after completing a loop which
> turns off attributes. The directory.pm script caused the driver to
> reset reverse-video and bold, but the driver was restoring colors
> only after the first reset.
> Outside vile: each new version of vte (gnome-terminal - which I recall that
> you use)
> provides a new set of bugs. If that's the cause, I may find a workaround for
> You can quickly check that with xterm, of course (they have #297 which hasn't
> color-related issues reported against it).
OK, I'll check that tomorrow, it's getting on now and I've had a
horrible cold so need my sleep! :-)
> In either case, I'll work through the setup, so that I can build the harder
> (xterm, vile, lynx, ncurses), which will give me packages for vile which you
> might use
> for comparison.
Thanks for all your efforts.