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Re: emacs 21.1 color highligh


From: Ask
Subject: Re: emacs 21.1 color highligh
Date: 30 Jan 2007 09:06:49 -0800
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SSH Secure Shell 3.2 from Windows machine to a server that runs 
Solaris OS

On Jan 30, 9:59 pm, Thomas Dickey <address@hidden> wrote:
> Phil Jackson <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Thomas Dickey <address@hidden> writes:
> >> Phil Jackson <address@hidden> wrote:
> >>> "Ask" <address@hidden> writes:
>
> >>>> I am using Emacs 21.1 using ssh client (windows machine) on a Unix/
> >>>> Linux server. Emacs opens the file in console itself which I am fine
> ...
> >>> xterm
> >>> xterm-color
> >>> xterm-256color
> >>> dtterm
>
> >> He's probably running PuTTY (set TERM to "putty").
> >> None of the other suggestions are likely to be correct.
> > Don't forget that Emacs parses the termcap entries too and on SunOS 5.9
> > putty has no definition, so actually, it's much less likely to work than
> > the above list.Still no: xterm-color and xterm-256color would be defined in 
> > ncurses,
> which means he would have putty.  (As noted, there's no clue regarding
> the platform other than "Unix/Linux" - unless you examine the profile
> in google, and see that none of the postings apply to Solaris - all are
> Linux or C).
>
> So assuming he's got a regular terminfo database (not one of the
> lobotomized ones), he's got putty.
>
> --
> Thomas E. Dickeyhttp://invisible-island.netftp://invisible-island.net- Hide 
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