Re: [As-users] aterm screen drawing problem

Nathan 'Vaevictus' Mahon (as_ml@vaevictus.net)
Thu, 02 Aug 2007 17:52:19 -0400


My boss forces it, So it's habit. I prefer in-posting.

I thought TERM=rxvt /was/ default.
perhaps it's a FC thing or a Way-you're-launching-it thing.

I could be wrong.

n8

Bob McClure Jr wrote:
> [I dislike top posting, but Nate does it, so I'll follow his lead.]
>
> You may disregard my comment.  My problem was based on a
> misunderstanding of what TERM should be used.  I was forcing "xterm"
> in my .Xresources file because I didn't like the colors I got.  But
> that causes aterm to fail to erase previous characters on the screen
> if there is nothing to replace them.  This is most noticeable when
> using mutt, my favorite mailer.
>
> I built the latest aterm (v1.0.1) with all the defaults and it still
> behaved the same.  So I tried TERM=rxvt (on Fedora Core 5, stock
> termcap/terminfo), and sonofagun, the display works properly.  I have
> now commented out the offending .Xresources entry and rebuilt aterm to
> default to TERM=rxvt.  Perhaps that should be made the default?
>
> In summary, nevermind. :-)  And thanks for a fine aterm.
>
> On Thu, Jul 26, 2007 at 10:52:23AM -0400, Nathan 'Vaevictus' Mahon wrote:
>   
>> Could you get us a screenshot sometime?
>> and, if possible, how to recreate it reliably, along with various 
>> versions of software involved.
>> And, just curious, but what is your LANG env variable set to?
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> n8
>>
>> Bob McClure Jr wrote:
>>     
>>> On Wed, Jul 25, 2007 at 11:49:34AM -0600, Sasha Vasko wrote:
>>>  
>>>       
>>>> Bill Carlson wrote:
>>>>    
>>>>         
>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>
>>>>> Having a small issue with aterm. When paging the screen, characters are 
>>>>> not
>>>>> cleared from the previous screenful of content in very specific 
>>>>> situations.
>>>>> Also, exiting vim with color syntax on will leave the term with the
>>>>> background color of the vim session (issuing 'reset' fixes the term).
>>>>>
>>>>> Am I missing an option in my environment?
>>>>>
>>>>> Details:
>>>>> Gentoo system, WindowMaker session.
>>>>> aterm 1.0.0
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I've built aterm from CVS and seen the same behavior.
>>>>>
>>>>> I've verified that xterm does not have the same behavior on my system.
>>>>>
>>>>>      
>>>>>           
>>>> Root background is not set properly, I'd suggest throwing windowmaker 
>>>> away and using AfterStep.
>>>>
>>>> Sasha Vasko
>>>>    
>>>>         
>>> I'm using AfterStep 2.2.6 and get the same problem with aterm
>>> (v1.0.0).  Not having time to troubleshoot it, I use xterm.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>       
>
> Cheers,
>   

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