On Fri, Jun 09, 2006 at 09:26:01PM +0300, Pavel Tsekov wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Jun 2006, Anton Monroe wrote:
> >On Fri, Jun 09, 2006 at 07:18:17PM +0300, Pavel Tsekov wrote:
> >>On Fri, 9 Jun 2006, Anton Monroe wrote:
> >>>My own problem is using MC when SSH-ing from OS/2 to a Linux machine.
> >>>I've tried 'mc -x' and a variety of $TERM settings on each end in an
> >>>unsystematic way, but haven't hit on a combination that works well.
> >>>Don't worry, I'm not asking the MC developers to solve that problem.
> >>>But if anyone has some hints or pointers to sources of information about
> >>>terminal problems, we could add them to the FAQ file.
> >>First of all - what is that problem ?
> >Argh. I wasn't very clear, was I? The context was the thread about
> >the screen command and getting various PF keys to work correctly.
> >Depending on how I configure SSH, $TERM, and MC, certain keys don't do
> >anything, or they print control sequences. Using TERM=xterm or
> >TERM=xterm-color comes closest to getting the keys right, but it causes
> >beeping noises (when the screen redraws?).
> Judging from what you wrote above screen is not ivolved in your setup ?!
> Anyway - if you want you problem solved, please, exlpain the exact setup
> both on the client and on the server. I.e. what terminal emulator are you
> running on the client machine (the one you ssh from), what does TERM
> contain when you login on the server, what does it contain after your
> start screen, etc, etc. If you have changed any configuration files,
> environment variables, etc, in your attempts to fix the problem you
> have to let us know what were those changes.
(sigh) As I said:
>>>Don't worry, I'm not asking the MC developers to solve that problem.
>>>But if anyone has some hints or pointers to sources of information about
>>>terminal problems, we could add them to the FAQ file.
I am not so rude as to expect you to fix my buggy and practically
undocumented SSH client. I was simply suggesting that, since terminal
emulation problems are so common, it might be worthwhile to give
Midnight Commander users some information that could help them solve
their own problems. It's just a idea; I didn't mean to turn this thread
into a monster of miscommunication.
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