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Re: Two little features (and a bounty?)

From: Micah Cowan
Subject: Re: Two little features (and a bounty?)
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 22:55:42 -0700
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Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Jul 2008, Micah Cowan wrote:
> Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote:
>>>>> That's unlikely to be true. The applications on the other end of the
>>>>> SSH
>>>>> tunnel requested the click events, first (based on the TERM env var
>>>>> having something like "xterm" in it: they check for that value
>>>>> explicitly, but usually don't recognize "screen" as a mouse-capable
>>>>> term
>>>>> name). Try running your ssh session under script, and check for the
>>>>> \E1001h, etc, sequences, in the resulting typescript.
>>>> This is wrong.  Setting the $TERM to "xterm" within screen does not
>>>> cause nano -m to work for me.
> It does for me, over your provided ssh access. I'll provide the full
> details when I'm done exploring.
>> Wait, where are you running screen?  My assumption was that you be
>> running it ON, not before you ssh in.

Right. I'm doing both.

>> When I ssh from my mac to prime, nano -m works.
>> When I ssh from my mac to prime and start screen -q, nano -m doesn't.

When you set TERM=xterm? (That was what we were talking about)

Within screen running on gushi, "TERM=xterm nano -m" gives me mouse
capabilities (but isn't a great idea long-term, as it may well screw up
other things subtly).

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Micah J. Cowan
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