Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 9238
Vim (not vi) doesn't handle control chars properly
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:54 EDT
To demonstrate, start vim, press F1 for help. It no worky.
Works for me currently (dist-6.2 tree as of 2000/02/09 12:15 GMT).
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
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,
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.
Just checked it - it's a problem with gnome-terminal, not vim.
The recent termcap changes aren't handled by gnome-terminal yet.
bero -- you going to take care of this one?
Sure - I've actually fixed it yesterday (new gnome-libs, the problem was in the
zvt widget, not gnome-terminal itself).