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From: "William Hubbs" <w.hubbs@...>
Subject: Re: screen rewrites in the cygwin terminal
Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2004 11:52:07 -0600
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@... 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@...>
> 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
> > 
> > 
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