• Subject: Re: More assertion fixes
  • From: Scott Klement <klemscot@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2000 18:44:15 -0500 (CDT)


Hello...

> I added some more validity checks to orders and commands to the code 
> in CVS.  The emulator should now be able to better handle display streams
> which binary or garbage data.  For Scott Klement's test program at least,
> the behavior is now pretty much like a real IBM terminal.

I'm having problems when I use tn5250 to telnet into my AS/400, then use
the AS/400's "TELNET" command to telnet back into another FreeBSD box.

(Why would I do that, you ask?  Because I have a program that works
similarly to an "expect" script on the AS/400.  Its attached to an AS/400
menu option, which an ordinary user will eventually run.  At the moment,
however, I'm testing it -- and I'm using tn5250)

Anyway, whenever I telnet (using tn5250) from the AS/400 to my FreeBSD
box, tn5250 receives what it believes to be an invalid character, and
causes a CPF message to say "unprintable data was sent to display... blah
blah blah"

However, I don't have this problem from real IBM 3179 or from RUMBA. 

I'll send a tracefile upon request :)

Scott
 

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