blinking xterm?

Thomas Dickey
Fri Mar 19 18:05:00 GMT 2004

yOn Fri, 19 Mar 2004, Lester Ingber wrote:

> I just installed the current X packages, noticing that a new xterm
> package also was installed.
> I'm getting lots of blinking screens, under mutt, and sometimes just
> entering simple text?

xterm patch #185 implements blinking text.

offhand, if you're using mutt linked with slang, it misuses blink
attribute in the expectation that the terminal emulator will either
ignore it or produce a bright background.

Thomas E. Dickey

More information about the Cygwin-xfree mailing list