Bug or WAD? Midnight Commander F10 different in xterm than native or rxvt
Sun Jul 11 04:57:00 GMT 2010
--- On Thu, 7/8/10, Larry Hall (Cygwin X) <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From: Larry Hall (Cygwin X) <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: Bug or WAD? Midnight Commander F10 different in xterm than native or rxvt
> Sorry, I don't know anything about MC really but isn't
> there some doc on it that describes what F10 is supposed to do?
Yes, there is, from the "info mc" pages:
" Quit (F10, Shift-F10)
Terminate the Midnight Commander. Shift-F10 is used when you want to quit and you are using the shell wrapper. Shift-F10 will not take you to the last directory you visited with the Midnight Commander, instead it will stay at the directory where you started the Midnight Commander."
I am not using the "wrapper" shell script, as far as I can tell (but I'm still looking hard to see if I am wrong about that). Simple F10 in an xterm though *always* exits to the original directory. "Shift-F10" has no effect at all inside of MC from an xterm in the testing I have done (nor do Ctrl-F10 or Alt-F10). I guess it's *possible* that there is a bug that makes MC *think* it sees "shift-F10" when only simple "F10" was pressed, but that remains to be proven.
I will have to run a debugging version of MC with gdb to see the difference between xterm and non-xterm behavior. I will report back when I have done that experiment.
It might be a while, but I will report back.
Thanks for your help and advice.
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