console enhancements: mouse events

Christopher Faylor
Mon Nov 9 14:55:00 GMT 2009

On Mon, Nov 09, 2009 at 02:35:51PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Nov 8 23:02, wrote:
>>Corinna Vinschen schrieb:
>Ooookey, if they aren't listed in terminfo anyway, I have no problems
>to change them.  But we should stick to following the Linux console, I

I agree.  I'm surprised that we've had the function keys wrong all these

>>>>* I intended to implement cursor position reports and noticed that
>>>>their request ESC[6n is already handled in the code; it does not work,
>>>>however, so I started to debug it:
>>>This needs some more debugging, I guess.
>>Do you have an opinion about my theory that the wrong read-ahead buffer
>>is being filled here (stdout vs.  stdin)?  If so, I still have no clue
>>how to proceed; maybe you'd kindly give a hint how to access the stdin
>>buffer / stdin fhandler?
>I have no opinion yet, since I don't know this part of the code good
>enough.  IIUC you think that the readahead buffer of the wrong
>fhandle_console is filled, the one connected with stdout, not the one
>connected with stdin, right?

I'm still struggling to understand what a "stdout read-ahead buffer"
might be.  Could you point to the place in the code where you see the


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