Bug 9238 - Vim (not vi) doesn't handle control chars properly
Vim (not vi) doesn't handle control chars properly
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-core (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2000-02-08 14:23 EST by Steve Wills
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-11 05:19:19 EST
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Description Steve Wills 2000-02-08 14:23:04 EST
To demonstrate, start vim, press F1 for help. It no worky.
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-02-09 07:34:59 EST
Works for me currently (dist-6.2 tree as of 2000/02/09 12:15 GMT).
Comment 2 Steve Wills 2000-02-09 14:05:59 EST
What package version are you refering to? I'm using vim-*-5.6-5 from the beta.
The newest package I see in rawhide is 5.6-4. I tried 5.6-4 and still had the
Comment 3 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-02-09 14:33:59 EST
I'm using 5.6-5 along with the other required updates - ncurses 5.0-9,
termcap-10.2.7-5 and, if you're running it in a konsole window in KDE,
Comment 4 Steve Wills 2000-02-09 15:10:59 EST
I'm using ncurses 5.0-9, but I can't find the termcap-10.2.7-5. The latest I can
find is termcap-10.2.7-4. Where is the newer version? Also, have you tried this
in a gnome-terminal? Thats where I'm seeing the problem.
Comment 5 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-02-10 04:55:59 EST
Just checked it - it's a problem with gnome-terminal, not vim.
The recent termcap changes aren't handled by gnome-terminal yet.
Comment 6 Preston Brown 2000-02-10 21:33:59 EST
bero -- you going to take care of this one?
Comment 7 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-02-11 05:19:59 EST
Sure - I've actually fixed it yesterday (new gnome-libs, the problem was in the
zvt widget, not gnome-terminal itself).

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