Re: [PATCH] update to version 0.03

From: Alan Cox
Date: Fri Jun 08 2007 - 06:51:30 EST

> The problem is that the second byte is interpreted as a control code.
> Is there any trick to get the shell working again in this situation?
> The cursor hangs, and I've not yet found a trick to do anything in this
> xterm again (except for killing it from another xterm).

For gnome terminal just select 'reset terminal' in the menu or escape-[c;
(from memory) is the VT reset code. If your xterm can be stuck forever
file a security bug against your vendors xterm for a DoS attack problem.

> > "Require" is a rather strong word for a print formatting issue specific
> > to obscure setups.
> See obove, it's not only "print formatting", it's "kills my shell".

It printed a symbol, if your shell really got screwed that much by it
then your shell needs work perhaps. I'm not btw arguing that we shouldn't
teach the tools to be more polite, just that its hardly a "requirement"

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