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Re: Solaris 9 'less' mishandles groff 1.19 SGR commands

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: Solaris 9 'less' mishandles groff 1.19 SGR commands
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2003 12:59:26 +0200 (CEST)

> I looked into the problem some more, and it's a problem with "kterm".
> Apparently kterm 6.2.0 doesn't support escape sequences like "ESC [ 2
> 4 m".  It works OK with xterm.  Unfortunately we use kterm a lot
> around here, since we have to deal with Kanji, so asking people to use
> xterm is a non-starter.  Anyway, perhaps you should mention in the
> groff and/or less documentation that "less -R" does not work with
> kterm so people who want Japanese support have to avoid this solution.

Until kterm supports SGR properly I suggest to revert to the old TTY
output scheme by setting the environment variable GROFF_NO_SGR.  Have
you sent a bug report to the maintainer of kterm?  It should be rather
easy to fix.


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