Bug 84640 - more to remote binary files corrupt xterm console integrity
more to remote binary files corrupt xterm console integrity
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: xterm-color (Show other bugs)
8.0
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2003-02-19 17:31 EST by Monry Porras
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-23 15:42:40 EDT
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Description Monry Porras 2003-02-19 17:31:36 EST
Description of problem:

xterm text becomes trash after reading binary files with more. Red Hat 8.0 more 
doesn't read binaries but when using rlogin to log into a remote system and do 
more to the binary file (i.e. a compiled c file) it migh not recognize it as 
binary; like Red Hat more; and it will read it any way; then xterm characters 
become random even if you log out of the system.

That problem happen to me while using a remote solaris system.

How reproducible:

Very.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. rlogin into remote machine (Sun or HP)
2. more a binary file
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Actual results:

Random characters written into console.

Expected results:

Should be coherent information all over console.

Additional info:

Be happy.
Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2004-08-23 15:42:40 EDT
Closing bugs for old packages that have no maintainer.
Comment 2 Elliot Lee 2004-08-23 15:46:59 EDT
Closing bugs for old packages that don't have a maintainer.

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