Bug 56435 - rxvt renders 'make menuconfig' output differently from xtem
Summary: rxvt renders 'make menuconfig' output differently from xtem
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rxvt
Version: 7.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Harald Hoyer
QA Contact: David Lawrence
URL:
Whiteboard:
Keywords:
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2001-11-18 09:26 UTC by Yusuf Goolamabbas
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-12-13 15:27:07 UTC


Attachments (Terms of Use)
rxvt rendering 'make menuconfig (27.66 KB, image/png)
2001-11-18 09:27 UTC, Yusuf Goolamabbas
no flags Details
mutt threaded view of mailbox in an rxvt window (32.29 KB, image/png)
2001-11-18 09:28 UTC, Yusuf Goolamabbas
no flags Details
'make menuconfig' in an xterm window (23.76 KB, image/png)
2001-11-18 09:30 UTC, Yusuf Goolamabbas
no flags Details
mutt showing threaded view of mailbox in xterm window (30.37 KB, image/png)
2001-11-18 09:31 UTC, Yusuf Goolamabbas
no flags Details
make menuconfig (11.77 KB, image/png)
2001-12-13 15:26 UTC, Harald Hoyer
no flags Details
mutt in rxvt (20.86 KB, image/png)
2001-12-13 15:27 UTC, Harald Hoyer
no flags Details

Description Yusuf Goolamabbas 2001-11-18 09:26:35 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:0.9.4) Gecko/20010913

Description of problem:
I have been using rxvt in RH 7.0 and 7.1 and have found no difference
in the output of 'make menuconfig' compared to that of xterm. However, when
I upgraded to RH 7.2, the screen looks very different (characters > ASCII
127 not rendering correctly)

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


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Launch rxvt
2. su to root
3. cd to directory containing source of Linux kernel
4. Type 'make menuconfig'
5. Observe screen 
6. Do the above steps 2-5 in an xterm window
	

Actual Results:  This is best described with a screen dump. I'll provide
screenshots of 
a) make menuconfig
b) mutt showing a threaded view of enigma-list

Additional info:

Graphics card: Matrox G450 with a ComeMon CP151 LCD screen

Relevant lines from $HOME/.Xdefaults
xterm*font:     lucidasanstypewriter-18
xterm*background:       #fff7e9
xterm*foreground:       Black
rxvt*font:      lucidasanstypewriter-18
rxvt*background:        #fff7e9
rxvt*foreground:        Black
rxvt*termName:  xterm
!# Scrolling on wheel mouse: half a page normally, line per line with shift
XTerm.vt100.translations: #override\n\
 Shift<Btn4Down>,<Btn4Up>:scroll-back(1,line)\n\
 Shift<Btn5Down>,<Btn5Up>:scroll-forw(1,line)\n\
 Ctrl<Btn4Down>,<Btn4Up>:scroll-back(1,page)\n\
 Ctrl<Btn5Down>,<Btn5Up>:scroll-forw(1,page)\n\
 <Btn4Down>,<Btn4Up>:scroll-back(1,halfpage)\n\
 <Btn5Down>,<Btn5Up>:scroll-forw(1,halfpa

Comment 1 Yusuf Goolamabbas 2001-11-18 09:27:36 UTC
Created attachment 37863 [details]
rxvt rendering 'make menuconfig

Comment 2 Yusuf Goolamabbas 2001-11-18 09:28:57 UTC
Created attachment 37864 [details]
mutt threaded view of mailbox in an rxvt window

Comment 3 Yusuf Goolamabbas 2001-11-18 09:30:25 UTC
Created attachment 37865 [details]
'make menuconfig' in an xterm window

Comment 4 Yusuf Goolamabbas 2001-11-18 09:31:28 UTC
Created attachment 37866 [details]
mutt showing threaded view of mailbox in xterm window

Comment 5 Harald Hoyer 2001-12-13 15:26:08 UTC
Created attachment 40489 [details]
make menuconfig

Comment 6 Harald Hoyer 2001-12-13 15:27:02 UTC
Created attachment 40490 [details]
mutt in rxvt

Comment 7 Harald Hoyer 2001-12-13 15:29:09 UTC
worksforme ... see upper attachements..
[root@faro root]# rpm -q rxvt
rxvt-2.7.6-5
[root@faro root]# rpm -q termcap
termcap-11.0.1-10
[root@faro root]# rpm -q ncurses
ncurses-5.2-12
[root@faro root]# echo $TERM
xterm




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