[Pkg-mc-devel] Bug#469251: mcedit: terminal dependent vanishing or chameleon cursor over leading whitespace

Thomas Dickey dickey at radix.net
Tue Mar 4 11:44:39 UTC 2008

On Tue, Mar 04, 2008 at 09:20:09AM +0100, A. Costa wrote:
> Package: mc
> Version: 1:4.6.2~pre1-5
> Severity: normal
> Start 'mcedit borked_mcedit.txt' (attached) in 'gnome-terminal'.  The
> cursor is a white square over the letter 'a'.  Press down arrow twice,
> the cursor vanishes.  Keep pressing down arrow and the cursor reappears
> over the 'f'.

sounds like yet another gnome-terminal bug
> (Maybe the invisible cursor is some odd 'gnome-terminal' setting
> on my system, or a bug.  But the color changing occurs in several
> terminals.)

xterm changes color to help keep the cursor visible...

Thomas E. Dickey
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