Martin Rowe <martin@dbg400.net> writes:

> The best of course - Debian (sid) ;-)
>
> As far as the XTerm entries above go, I just noticed a while back that Home &
> End had stopped working, and copied the lines in from an earlier version.
> BackSpace happened to be one of the others that was no longer there, so I put
> that in too. It (backspace) works as expected in all the terms I use - aterm
> by preference, but it's fine in a standard xterm too. Home and End don't
> (currently) do anything in xterm, other than generate an annoyed bleep ;)

Aha.  I think this is actually a problem with tn5250 then, trying to
use the same terminfo definition for the Linux console and XFree86
xterm, when they don't actually generate the same key sequences.
The FreeBSD termcap doesn't try to do this, I notice.

You shouldn't need a special terminfo definition for xterm under
Debian sid now, so just edit xt5250 and remove the -tn option:

  exec xterm -name "xt5250" -bg black -fg white -T "xt5250 - $XT5250_HOST" \
    +sb -geometry 80x25 -e "$0" -BOOT "$@"

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