Terminfo for vi and less?

Rudolf Floers r.floers at web.de
Wed Jan 24 16:21:53 PST 2001

On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 06:14:26PM -0600, scott thomason wrote:

> Please-Oh-Please can someone answer this ... I would be crushed to have to take this to the local LUGs, as I have such a high opinion of the folks on this list. Has anyone compiled an LFS system where 'vim' and 'less' *do not* leave their output behind on the screen?

on my lfs:
if TERM is set to xterm,
both less and vi/vim do not leave their stuff after exiting.

but if TERM is set linux,
they do.

btw, it doesn't matter if i'm really in an xterm or console.


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