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Bug 3945

Summary: "klone+sgr" line seems to be buggy (ANSI.SYS)
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: skopp
Component: termcapAssignee: David Lawrence <dkl>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact:
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Version: 6.0   
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Description skopp 1999-07-08 12:00:25 UTC
I have just discovered that there seems to be a bug
in /etc/termcap.  I don't know these termcap things well,
but like to inform you anyway:

I have discovered this on RedHat Linux 5.0 and 6.0.

Currently I have just access to RedHat Linux 5.0, there the
file has version 9.12.0.

Ok, now to the bug.  It's in the "klone+sgr" line:

# Highlight controls corresponding to the ANSI.SYS
standard.  Most
# console drivers for Intel boxes obey these.  Makes the
same assumption
# about \E[11m as klone+acs.  True ANSI would have rmso=\E
[27m, rmul=\E[24m,
# but this isn't a documented feature of ANSI.SYS.
klone+sgr|attribute control for ansi.sys displays:\

Here, in the line


there should be as=\E[11m instead as=\E11m.  Just my idea.

I was doing some color-enhancements on the linux-console
and found out the error while having problems with the
enhancements.  After setting as=\E[11m all worked well...

BTW, my console now looks cool with the color
enhancements.  man-pages have the important parts in "white-
on-red" and the less command uses "yellow-on-blue" for
status info.  I am having much more fun with the console -
maybe this is worth to implement into further RHL releases.
If you like to have it, just gimme a short mail.

I will inform, the maintainer
of /etc/termcap as well.

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-08-21 17:12:59 UTC
Informing the maintainer of /etc/termcap is the Right Thing To Do