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Bug 89631 - dialog boxen have incorrectly drawn borders
dialog boxen have incorrectly drawn borders
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: dialog (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2003-04-25 08:58 EDT by priit.randla
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:53 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2003-09-24 04:05:41 EDT
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Description priit.randla 2003-04-25 08:58:15 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030313

Description of problem:
Easily demonstrated:

Running on console parts of border are invisible, in xterm its clear that these
parts of border are drawn white.
ncurses problem?

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Actual Results:  Parts of messagebox border not drawn.

Expected Results:  Correct border.

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Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2003-04-25 09:12:59 EDT
yep, ncurses, termcap or console driver problem...
Comment 2 Thomas E. Dickey 2003-05-17 20:32:11 EDT
duh - I keep repeating myself.  Linking dialog to the non-UTF-8 configuration of ncurses running
in a UTF-8 locale produces trash on the screen.
Comment 3 Sandor Gyomorey 2003-09-23 16:14:24 EDT
I have an application using ncurses on RedHat 7.2.
If I upgrade RedHat 7.2 to RedHat 9 the application is running fine
even if I recompile the programs.
On a new installed RedHat 9 the application does'not draw borders and
it does not display the german umlaute, even if I recompile the programs.

Regards : Sandor Gyomorey, katagyom@enoreo.on.ca
Comment 4 Eido Inoue 2003-09-23 16:33:41 EDT
current releases of ncurses provide the wide library, so I'm moving the
component and owner over to dialog, which needs to be re-built against ncursesw.
Comment 5 Thomas E. Dickey 2003-09-23 16:38:38 EDT
dialog also has to be updated (the last I noticed, Redhat's package is rather
old).  I made changes to allow the configure script to recognize ncursesw,
as well as to handle double-width characters which are appear to be complete
as of 2003/09/10.  But simply compiling/linking with ncursesw would fix this
particular complaint.
Comment 6 Harald Hoyer 2003-09-24 04:05:41 EDT
dialog-0.9b-20030910.1.src.rpm in rawhide with ncursesw

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