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Re: mach console and auto-margin

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: mach console and auto-margin
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2005 01:22:51 +0200
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Samuel Thibault, le Wed 24 Aug 2005 23:03:57 +0200, a écrit :
> echo -n 
> aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
>  ; sleep 10
> should _not_ open a new line, but on the mach console it does. If
> fixing it is too hard, the terminfo information may just be updated to
> express the behavior, by replacing the "am" capability by the "sam"
> capability.

Hum, actually I misread the documentation for the "sam" capability: no
new line is added, the cursor is just put at the first column. This is
only used on printers, not on terminals. So the gnumach console needs

Samuel Thibault

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