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Re: Is it possible to have 256 colors in Emacs on framebuffer-enabled tt
Re: Is it possible to have 256 colors in Emacs on framebuffer-enabled tty
Thu, 01 Sep 2011 22:28:18 +0800
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.3 (gnu/linux)
Wolfgang Jenkner <address@hidden> writes:
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>>> From: zwz <address@hidden>
>>> Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2011 22:05:50 +0800
>>> Do you mean if there is a lisp/term/fbterm.el that deals with the
>>> escapes, then it is possible to have 256 colors in Emacs on fbterm?
>> No, such an fbterm.el does not exist. But given enough information
>> about this terminal, it could be written in a way that's similar to
> I think the 256 colors support in term/xterm.el is general enough to
> support fbterm as well. At least the following quick'n'dirty adaption
> from term/linux.el seems to work for that (provided the terminfo stuff
> is correctly installed, TERM is set to fbterm and the code below is
> saved to term/fbterm.el somewhere in load-path).
> #+BEGIN_SRC emacs-lisp
> ;; -*- no-byte-compile: t -*-
> (load "term/xterm")
> (defun terminal-init-fbterm ()
> "Terminal initialization function for linux fbterm."
> (unless (terminal-coding-system)
> (set-terminal-coding-system 'utf-8-unix))
> ;; It can't really display underlines.
> (ignore-errors (when gpm-mouse-mode (require 't-mouse)
> ;;; fbterm.el ends here
Great, the code works!
Is it a good idea to make it the default code to run when Emacs can not
find the right term/*.el if term/xterm.el is really general enough?
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