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bug#16988: 24.3.50; emacs -nw -Q --eval '(kill-emacs)' takes 2 seconds u

From: Nicolas Richard
Subject: bug#16988: 24.3.50; emacs -nw -Q --eval '(kill-emacs)' takes 2 seconds unless I hit a key
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:38:22 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
>> +        ;; gnome-terminal pretends to be xterm but lacks some of its
>> +        ;; more recent features.  See bug#16988.
>> +        (let ((colorterm (getenv "COLORTERM" (selected-frame))))
>> +          (when (and colorterm
>> +                     (string-match "\\`gnome-terminal" colorterm))
>> +            (setq version 200)))
> As a matter of fact, all my xterms have "COLORTERM = gnome-terminal", so
> the above ends up running even though I'm in a plain uptodate xterm
> rather than in a gnome-terminal.
> This is probably not the usual situation (it's a result of some silly
> way I log in), but it does point to the fact that xterm itself does not
> reset COLORTERM, so it's not a reliable indicator.

If we have reasons to believe xterm will never reach e.g. version 1500,
perhaps we can test for that.


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