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From: Sami Samhuri
Subject: address@hidden: Re: Hi]
Date: Fri, 28 May 2004 23:34:45 -0700
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From: Chuck Vose <address@hidden>
Date: Fri, 28 May 2004 23:01:21 -0700
To: Sami Samhuri <address@hidden>
Subject: Re: Hi
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On Fri, 2004-05-28 at 19:21, Sami Samhuri wrote:
> * It was Thu, May 27, 2004 at 10:06:00PM +0200 when Juergen Weigert said:
> > On May 27, 04 09:52:55 -0700, Sami Samhuri wrote:
> > > Just in case anyone came across this... When you use screen it sets
> > > TERM to screen.linux. On my Gentoo installation TERM is just "linux" on
> > > the virtual consoles. If I run screen in another screen I get 8 crummy
> > > colours instead of 16, so I do ``TERM=linux screen'' and it's all good
> > > again.
> > 
> > screen is supposed to set its internal terminal type to 'screen'.
> > It is supposed to translate escape-sequences from this internal
> > representation to the terminal type of the real terminal it is running in
> > ('linux' in our case'). 
> This explains a few things for me. Thanks.
> (Using TERM=screen also causes nested screens to be 8 colour as well. At
> least, this is so on my PC. I guess if many of you are usually in X this
> is irrelevant anyways.)

Anyone up for for some hunt and peck? I'm a bit new to the screen source
so I'll be slow at it at first but I'd love to delve if anyone is
interested in joining me. This seems like one of those bugs that's just
bizarre and hard to find (maybe I'm the only one excited about this :P)


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