[nycbug-talk] Suddenly the Dungeon collapses!! - You die...

Tillman Hodgson tillman
Thu Oct 20 14:52:10 EDT 2005

On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 02:40:02PM -0400, Ray Lai wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 12:59:11PM -0400, Kevin Reiter wrote:
> > Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> > >On Thu, 20 Oct 2005, Ray Lai wrote:
> > >
> > >>When I use vi, top, or anything else that manipulates the screen,
> > >>window just prints out escape codes.  This is in OpenBSD.  Do those
> > >>programs work for anybody else in window?
> > >
> > >
> > >They work fine for me, on NetBSD.
> > 
> > Works like a champ in all the versions of Free I've used.
> Hmm, anyone who uses OpenBSD able to run vi or top in window
> successfully?
> I've also tried compiling the NetBSD window and running vi under
> that.  I'm beginning to wonder if it's my system or OpenBSD.

I just tried putty'ing home and firing up window -- my custom color
prompt is shown literally, escape sequences and all.

My initial login shell, before firing up screen, had SHELL set to xterm.
I tried it again with xterm-color and the window process just dies. Odd.


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