Bug 10928 - Joe clears existing text on the screen
Summary: Joe clears existing text on the screen
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: joe   
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Version: 6.2
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Cristian Gafton
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Keywords: FutureFeature
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Reported: 2000-04-19 19:31 UTC by aldomel
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-04-26 19:42:08 UTC
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Description aldomel 2000-04-19 19:31:54 UTC
When one runs joe, it clears the screen and deletes any text that
appears, unlike ncurses programs like 'less' which save the screen.
This is a bug because I like to use the same virtual console to run joe after I
run make and ger errors, for example, then I refer back to
the error messages that were printed.

I believe the latest joe-2.8-24 still has this problem.


Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-04-26 19:42:59 UTC
I've added it, and it should show up in the next rawhide snapshot

It sure needs some testing, though, as I use ncurses to save/restore the screen
while joe itself doesn't.

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