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Re: zsh - hpux 11i prompt does not work
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- From: Manish Ahluwalia <manish@xxxxxxxxxx>
- To: schaefer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: zsh - hpux 11i prompt does not work
- Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2003 04:09:58 -0800
- Cc: zsh-workers@xxxxxxxxxx, manish@xxxxxxxxxx
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- Organization: Hewlett Packard
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Bart Schaefer wrote:
> On Mar 18, 8:31pm, Manish Ahluwalia wrote:
> } I use zsh on hpux. I have noticed a problem with zsh and hpux version
> } 11i. I have tried zsh versions 3.0.5 and 4.0.4 with the same results.
> Both this and the backspace problem are due to the HP-UX curses
> The latest Etc/MACHINES file says this:
> Some of the special keys on the keyboard (backspace, delete)
> have been found to stop functioning. One suggested fix is
> to alter the way the curses library is linked in the Makefile.
> Replacing `-lcurses' with `-lHcurses -lcurses' in the
> is reported to fix. An attempt to fix this in configure
> is apparently ineffective; more information would be
> as the maintainers do not have access to an HP-UX system.
Thanks a lot. I didn't see this section in my Etc/MACHINES (4.0.6), but
I tried the suggestion anyway, and it works!
I did not try the configure patch given below, I modified the generated
Is there someway I can help you guys figure out a fix for this that
works (say by trying out the patch?).
Please cc your reply to me as I am not a member of the zsh-workers list.
> The "apparently ineffective" configure patch (actually for the file
> zshconfig.ac) is:
> --- branch/zshconfig.ac Wed Mar 19 07:51:26 2003
> +++ current/zshconfig.ac Sat Mar 15 09:29:15 2003
> @@ -556,6 +563,7 @@
> dnl Prefer BSD termcap library to SysV curses library, except on
> dnl SYSV-derived systems.
> +dnl On HPUX, Hcurses is reported to work better than curses.
> [ --with-curses-terminfo use terminfo support from curses
> [if test x$withval = xyes; then
> @@ -566,7 +574,7 @@
> [case "$host_os" in
> - termcap_curses_order="curses ncurses termcap" ;;
> + termcap_curses_order="Hcurses curses ncurses termcap" ;;
> *) termcap_curses_order="termcap curses ncurses" ;;
> Bart Schaefer Brass Lantern Enterprises
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