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Re: [vox-tech] Xterm and terminal types
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Re: [vox-tech] Xterm and terminal types



On Sun, 12 Dec 2004 08:46:42 -0800
Rod Roark <rod@sunsetsystems.com> wrote:

> On Saturday 11 December 2004 06:13 pm, Ken Bloom wrote:
> > http://developer.gnome.org/doc/API/2.0/vte/vteterminal.html
> > 
> > look at vte_terminal_set_emulation()
> > 
> > You may need to add this line to the appropriate place in Gnome
> > Terminal, but I don't know what it is.
> > 
> > As always, reply when you've tried it so that the googlers can find
> > out whether it worked.
> 
> Thanks Ken.  It will be a few days before I can try anything,
> but it appears I can build VTE with the configure option
> "--with-default-emulation=scoansi".  Perhaps that would be
> sufficient, since grepping the gnome-terminal source for
> "vte_terminal_set_emulation" yields no matches.

I haven't gotten this to work (ls spits out random junk, clear complains that it doesn't know what an scoansi termianl is, vim looks strange, and also complains that it doesn't know what an scoansi is), but is it possible you want code like this?

Note that you'll want to install the appropriate package containing a termcap file. Debian doesn't install one unless something depends on it.

--- gnome-terminal-orig/src/terminal-screen.c 2004-12-12 10:24:57.000000000 -0800
+++ gnome-terminal-2.8.0/src/terminal-screen.c  2004-12-12 10:43:49.000000000 -0800
@@ -1069,7 +1069,7 @@
 
   retval[i] = g_strdup ("COLORTERM="EXECUTABLE_NAME);
   ++i;
-  retval[i] = g_strdup ("TERM=xterm"); /* FIXME configurable later? */
+  retval[i] = g_strdup ("TERM=scoansi"); /* FIXME configurable later? */
   ++i;
   retval[i] = g_strdup_printf ("WINDOWID=%ld",
                                GDK_WINDOW_XWINDOW (term->window));
diff -uNr gnome-terminal-orig/src/terminal-widget-vte.c gnome-terminal-2.8.0/src/terminal-widget-vte.c
--- gnome-terminal-orig/src/terminal-widget-vte.c 2004-12-12 10:24:57.000000000 -0800
+++ gnome-terminal-2.8.0/src/terminal-widget-vte.c      2004-12-12 10:43:49.000000000 -0800
@@ -64,6 +64,7 @@
   terminal = vte_terminal_new ();
 
   vte_terminal_set_mouse_autohide(VTE_TERMINAL(terminal), TRUE);
+  vte_terminal_set_emulation(VTE_TERMINAL(terminal), "scoansi");
   
   data = g_new0 (VteData, 1);
 

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