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Re: 3.0 PATCH: Enable shared libstdc++ v3 on Tru64 UNIX


On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 02:46:56PM -0700, Richard Henderson wrote:
> > But for that matter, all the implementations
> > of xterm I know of already do logging themselves.
> 
> Turned off in many versions, since xterm is traditionally
> setuid to manipulate utmp.

Really?  I've never seen it turned off by default before.


> > (who swears by "script".  and swears /at/ script too, for using DOS EOLs)
> 
> Err, no, script is recording what goes to the tty.  Real terminals
> need both CR and NL in order to get to column 0 of row +1.  Think
> about it.

Good point.  But then, "real" terminals suck.  :-)  It's the 21st century
and we're still emulating a manual typewriter...


Phil
(had to explain to a freshman what the C in CR actually referred to)

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