Bug 130921

Summary: tic's -C option converts "%%" incorrectly
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Nalin Dahyabhai <nalin>
Component: ncursesAssignee: Petr Raszyk <praszyk>
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Version: rawhideCC: dickey
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Fixed In Version: ncurses-5.5 Release 10 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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ncurses-5.5-10.src.rpm none

Description Nalin Dahyabhai 2004-08-25 19:37:58 UTC
When invoked with the -C flag to convert terminfo sources to the
termcap format, tic converts "%%" to "%%%".  Because both termcap and
terminfo use "%%" as an escape for a single "%", I think this is
incorrect.  This happens to the tvi921 terminal definition, for example.

Comment 1 Thomas E. Dickey 2004-08-28 00:29:07 UTC
will fix (thanks).

Comment 2 Thomas E. Dickey 2004-09-02 20:37:41 UTC
I fixed this (one-liner) in my 20040828 patch.

Comment 3 Petr Rockai 2005-02-28 08:46:45 UTC
Nalin, i would appreciate if you could try if the bug is really fixed in new 
version, so i can either close the bug or go figuring my way around it... 

Comment 4 Thomas E. Dickey 2005-11-14 00:07:23 UTC
It's in ncurses 5.5 anyway (perhaps Nalin will respond someday).

Comment 5 Nalin Dahyabhai 2005-11-14 19:29:37 UTC
Oops, yes, 5.5 appears to be doing the right thing here, thanks!

Leaving open because we haven't got 5.5 in Raw Hide yet.

Comment 6 Petr Raszyk 2005-11-21 08:39:55 UTC
I will upgrade and test ncurses this week.

Comment 7 Petr Raszyk 2005-12-23 14:45:07 UTC
Created attachment 122562 [details]

Fixed in current release.
Sorry, I am too late.