If you're using a frame-buffered console and there's some unused space
left at the bottom of the screen, you may have noticed this left-over
space occasionally switching to cyan when you flip ttys. As far as I can
tell, the trigger depends on the last action performed in mc before
So far I have found three triggers, all with the occasional dud:
1. Using/leaving the internal editor.
2. Using/leaving the internal viewer.
3. Tabbing into the panel (seemingly only with two half-panels) whose
search bar is lower on the screen.
I ran the tests using mc 2007-03-09-18.
As far as I can see, this bug (if it is a bug) is solely cosmetic, so it
should be OK to assign it a priority of wash-your-cat-first.
Workaround: Move the search bar up/down or jump into the subshell (if
you have it) for a moment before flipping ttys.
Dud: A bomb that didn't dump core.
Reynir H. Stefánsson ([email protected])
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