On Fri, 29 Sep 2006, Anton Monroe wrote:
> Hmm. Something I've noticed in Ncurses-based apps is that blank areas
> don't erase text. For example, in Pinfo, when I page down, some of the
> previous screen still shows in the blank areas. It's probably a common
> problem with a simple explanation. Some capability that needs to be
> set or unset in my terminfo entry?
Yes - that sounds as if you are using a terminal description with "bce"
set, on a terminal which does not clear the background on an erase.
That reminds me that rxvt has a bug - one of the cases for erasure does
not work - which I work around in ncurses by leaving out the "bce".
Thomas E. Dickey
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