• Subject: Re: 0.15.7 released.
  • From: "Jason M. Felice" <jasonf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2000 12:35:39 -0500

On Sat, Feb 12, 2000 at 06:46:24PM +1300, Carey Evans wrote:
> Backspace vs Delete: the bane of UNIX TTY handling.  The Linux
> console, and the tn5250 XTerm resources, make the key marked
> "<-Backspace" generate "\177", ASCII DEL, which should then be termcap
> capability kb.  However, cursesterm.c line 211 sets \177 to K_DELETE
> instead of K_BACKSPACE, so the backspace key doesn't work.  If I
> remove this line, then the Backspace key works again.

Okay, I've removed it, but you can tell from my comment that I had to
specifically add it for some other reason.  Now if I could only
remember what...  I have a feeling I'll find out soon enough.

-Jay 'Eraserhead' Felice
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