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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: mintty-0.5.1-1
2009/10/16 Warren Young:
> Well, on Linux consoles, the term type is "linux". ÂPresumably this is one
> of the reasons they felt they needed a separate term type.
> Maybe MinTTY should be emulating something other than xterm, which doesn't
> have this backspace problem? ÂI don't mean something vastly different, just
> something else in the ANSI/VT100 zoo.
This isn't so much an issue of terminal type, as of the choice of
default for a particular system and package. xterm has build options
> Obviously you're responding to some user reported bug, so here's a better
> question: how does Emacs handle C-h on Linux under xterm?
xterm on Linux is usually configured to send ^? by default, and its
termcap/terminfo entries are configured accordingly. Cue hilarity when
connecting from a system with a ^H xterm. Much the same for any other
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