Gentoo Archives: gentoo-accessibility

From: William Hubbs <w.hubbs@×××××××.net>
To: gentoo-accessibility@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] screen rewrites in the cygwin terminal
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2004 17:52:09
Message-Id: 20040305175207.GA5003@linux1.attbi.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] screen rewrites in the cygwin terminal by awesome-dave1@juno.com
Hi Dave,

AS far as I can tell, there is no utf-8 setting anywhere.

The other thing I did was change the value of the TERM environment variable from the shell, and when I set it to vt100 all of the redrawing stopped.

William

On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 12:39:42PM -0500, awesome-dave1@××××.com wrote:
> Hi, > This is quite interesting. Not sure about ncurses, but one thing that > drives screen readers crazy is utf-8 formatting. This problem occurred in > rh8 and up since they implemented it, man pages, ftp clients, everything > would redraw the screen. If you have an i18n file check for the lang > variable, ensure it doesn't have a utf-8 in it. > Question, how did you do your original gentoo install? I'm trying to get > it on a machine. > Thanks. > Dave. > > On Fri, 5 Mar 2004 11:07:07 -0600 "William Hubbs" <w.hubbs@×××××××.net> > writes: > > Hi all, > > > > When I access my gentoo linux box remotely, I use the open ssh for > > windows package from http://lexa.mckenna.edu/sshwindows, which is > > basically the cygwin ssh client. > > > > Ever since I upgraded to the ncurses 5.4 series a few days ago, I > > have noticed that the screen gets rewritten every time I exit mutt, > > man, less and lynx to name a few programs. The affect of this is > > that the whole screen gets re-read by my screen reader. > > > > I have been able to isolate this to the cygwin terminfo entry. It > > seems that something in the capabilities of the cygwin terminal has > > changed in the newest ncurses that causes this to happen. Can > > someone assist me further in figuring out what changed and how to > > change it back? > > > > Thanks, > > > > William > > > > > > -- > > gentoo-accessibility@g.o mailing list > > > > > > > ________________________________________________________________ > The best thing to hit the Internet in years - Juno SpeedBand! > Surf the Web up to FIVE TIMES FASTER! > Only $14.95/ month - visit www.juno.com to sign up today! > > -- > gentoo-accessibility@g.o mailing list >
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