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Re: [Help-nano] Backspaceproblem and glibc 2.3 problem

From: Paul Fotheringham
Subject: Re: [Help-nano] Backspaceproblem and glibc 2.3 problem
Date: Thu, 1 May 2003 08:08:05 +0000
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Thanks for the quick response guys.

Jordi first. I am using ncurses-5.2-27mdk which I think is the most up to date 
rpm for Mandrake.

Chris, I tried the source rpm and it works! Thanks. Unfortunately I still have 
the first of my two problems. I'll look at trying to get the source for 

Thanks again.


On Wednesday 30 Apr 2003 22:57, you wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 30, 2003 at 11:20:43PM +0000, Paul Fotheringham wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm using Mandrake 9.0 and I have two issues with nano that someone could
> > perhaps help me with. Firstly, I have been using nano-1.0.9-1.i386.rpm
> > for months now and there seems to be a problem with moving backwards
> > through a line, either with the cursor or with backspace. The cursor
> > doesn't always move the same number of spaces as there were keystrokes
> > and the appearance of the line on the console becomes mangled. Internally
> > it's fine but it does require rather a lot of Ctrl-L'ing :)
> Hi Paul,
>       Is this on konsole or gnome-terminal?  This only seems to happen
> on certain systems and certain terminals...if you'd like to try the
> newer version of nano, can you rebuild the source rpm?  It should either
> be:
> rpm --rebuild nano-1.2.1-1.src.rpm
> or
> rpmbuild --rebuild nano-1.2.1-1.src.rpm
> depending on your version of RPM.
> Chris A

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