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Re: rxvt interacts badly with bash line editing
Wait! I take it back. Chris was right, in a way....
If I set the TERM=xterm AND get rid of the fancy prompt export
PS1="\e[34m\]\w\[\e[0m\]> " then it works.
This would be fine but now my other programs (like less) don't work because
WARNING: terminal is not fully functional
What do I have to do to make TERM=xterm work with less and others? Even the
/etc/termcap that comes with the X11R6 package does not appear to include
Thanks for the helpful suggestions.
At 06:16 PM 7/1/99 -0400, Chris Faylor wrote:
>I doubt that the "TERM=linux" part is right. Maybe it should be
>On Thu, Jul 01, 1999 at 05:22:35PM -0400, Gary Bishop wrote:
> >I'm using the version of rxvt from http://www.io.com/~bub/rxvt.html along
> >with bash from cygwin release 20.1. It mostly works great.
> >It has one bad feature. When command lines get long, and bash would
> >normally scroll to the right, it drops down to the next line but still
> >thinks it is scrolling.
> >bash line editing works fine in both the Win98 and NT command shells but
> >exhibits this irritating property in rxvt.
> >I'm guessing that I have something set up incorrectly but I can't guess
> >what. Can any tell me how to fix this?
> >My .bashrc has these lines in it:
> >export DISPLAY=localhost:0.0
> >export PS1='$ '
> >export HISTFILE=/d/msl/_bash_history
> >alias emacs=/usr/local/emacs/bin/runemacs
> >alias gsview=/usr/local/gstools/gsview/gsview32
> >alias msword="/Program Files/Microsoft Office/Office/winword"
> >if [ "$COLORTERM" = "rxvt-xpm" ] ; then
> > export PS1="\e[34m\]\w\[\e[0m\]> "
> > export TERM=linux
> > alias ls=ls\ -F\ --color
> > export LS_COLORS="ex=35"
> > stty intr ^c susp ^z start ^q stop ^s quit ^\\ erase ^?
> >My environment variables on NT look like:
> >CLASSPATH=D:\Program Files\Intel\VTune40;.;
> >include=D:\Program Files\Intel\Compiler4.0\include;D:\PROGRAM
> >FILES\INTEL\COMPILER2.4\include;C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual
> >Studio\VC98\atl\include;C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual
> >Studio\VC98\mfc\include;C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual
> >lib=D:\Program Files\Intel\Compiler4.0\lib;D:\PROGRAM
> >FILES\INTEL\COMPILER2.4\lib;D:\Program Files\Intel\VTune40;C:\Program
> >Files\Microsoft Visual Studio\VC98\mfc\lib;C:\Program Files\Microsoft
> >Visual Studio\VC98\lib
> >MSDevDir=C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio\Common\MSDev98
> >My .Xdefaults has:
> >rxvt*font: -*-Courier-light-r-*-18-*
> >rxvt*boldFont: -*-Courier-medium-r-*-18-*
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