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Re: Emacs only provides a dumb TERM

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Emacs only provides a dumb TERM
Date: 20 Aug 2004 18:40:40 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

> It has happened several times that processes run by Emacs use funny control
> sequences thinking they are run in an xterm or some such.  This has been
> fixed in some packages such as compile.el by explicitly setting TERM to
> "dumb" before running the underlying process.

> A while back I had suggested to do that globally since it never makes any
> sense for a subprocess to use the TERM setting that Emacs received (since
> subprocesses never have direct access to the terminal in which Emacs is
> running, if any).
> At that time I'd been told that it was probably a good idea but that we
> should wait for a better time to make the change.
> I think now is a good time for that.

> So I suggest the patch below.



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