[systemd-devel] Question about 'vt100-nav' : unknown terminal type
lennart at poettering.net
Tue Jan 4 12:50:18 PST 2011
On Tue, 28.12.10 13:22, Lennart Poettering (lennart at poettering.net) wrote:
> On Tue, 28.12.10 00:31, Bill Nottingham (notting at redhat.com) wrote:
> > Lennart Poettering (lennart at poettering.net) said:
> > > > vt100-nav|vt100 without advanced video option,
> > > > xmc#1,
> > > > blink@, bold@, rev@, rmso=\E[m, rmul@, sgr@, sgr0@, smso=\E[7m,
> > > > smul@, use=vt100,
> > > >
> > > > so, no blink, no bold, no reverse video, standout is reverse video
> > > > (which looks odd, if it doesn't support reverse video), no underline, no
> > > > attribute modes, but otherwise a vt100.
> > >
> > > Hmm, interesting. If this is the case it might indeed be an option to
> > > switch to v100 by default.
> > >
> > > Bill, do you remember why vt100-nav has been used on Fedora for this?
> > > Would you oppose if we switch the default to vt100 everywhere?
> > We had them set to vt100, but had to switch to -nav (around 2004) because
> > of some HVC devices on certain hardware which choked on just 'vt100'.
> Hmm, do you think this might be fixed by now?
> If so I'd be tempted to change the default to vt100 now, and wait until
> it breaks again, and if that happens look for some solution. Would you
> be opposed to that?
So, I have changed git now to use TERM=vt100 by default for all
non-console terminals. Should this blow up in our faces we can revert
this change again, but for now let's just wait and see how this will
work out and if people pop up complaining about this change.
Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.
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