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Thu, 15 Nov 2001 10:20:40 +0200 (IST)
On Wed, 14 Nov 2001 address@hidden wrote:
> Please make sure the display is stable before showing the initial mode line.
I don't grok this: what does ``display is stable'' mean?
> Under FreeBSD 4.4-STABLE and no doubt every other platform,
> emacs-21 starts up differently from all previous versions
> in that it fails to clear the screen. This leads to the
> very disturbing case of an emacs mode line under random
> output not from emacs.
I cannot reproduce this here. Emacs does clear the screen on my
You are talking about running Emacs on a character terminal, such as
xterm, some terminal emulator, or a text console, right?
If so, could you perhaps tell more details about what do you see,
before and after Emacs starts? Perhaps provide some ASCII-art picture
of what happens?
Also, does it happen with "emacs -q -no-site-file" as well?
- startup, Devon, 2001/11/14
- Re: startup,
Eli Zaretskii <=