Bug 243066 - Gnome-terminal doesn't update screen, when running irssi under screen
Summary: Gnome-terminal doesn't update screen, when running irssi under screen
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-terminal (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Behdad Esfahbod
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Reported: 2007-06-07 05:46 UTC by priikone
Modified: 2008-06-17 01:28 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-06-17 01:28:27 UTC
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2007-06-07 05:46 UTC, priikone
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Description priikone 2007-06-07 05:46:57 UTC
Description of problem:

When running programs like Irssi and SILC client in screen (screen the program),
in gnome-terminal the gnome-terminal does not update the screen correctly when
for example typing text to a IRC/SILC channel.  The text remains in the input
line even though it should be cleared.  The problem did NOT exist in FC6
gnome-terminal.  CTRL+L fixes the problem.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

Start gnome-terminal, start screen, start irssi, connect to IRC server, join
some channel, type text to channel and see how the text still remains in the
input line even though it was supposed to be cleared after Enter.

If it makes any different the gnome-terminal size was 80x60.

The problem does not exist when running irssi without screen.

See enclosed image as an example of what happens.

Comment 1 priikone 2007-06-07 05:46:57 UTC
Created attachment 156428 [details]

Comment 2 priikone 2007-06-07 05:54:48 UTC
Also, the screen was running at a remote machine and it was connected to with
ssh.  And the screen had TERM=screen.  If any of these make any difference.

Comment 3 Hans de Goede 2007-06-10 12:56:38 UTC
I tried to reproduce this, but it works fine for me. maybe the screen and/or the
ncurses and/or the irssi on the other machine are to blame?

Can you reproduce this locally?

Can you reproduce this when running screen locally and then sshing from screen
to the other machine and starting irssi there?

Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 12:53:01 UTC
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Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2008-06-17 01:28:25 UTC
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