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SubjectRe: linux 2.6.26 vt back_color_erase
On Fri, Oct 03, 2008 at 12:11:47PM +0400, Alexander V. Lukyanov wrote:
> Current linux kernel has broken bce semantics. Now insert_line and
> delete_line clear the new lines with default color and not with the current
> background as they should, and what is expected by ncurses.
>
> vc->vc_scrl_erase_char was introduced in 2.6.26 for some reason. I beleave
> this change should be backed out.

I think that the test cases Jan provided could be fixed by temporary
changing erase char when doing cr/lf when vc->vc_need_wrap is true.
There is no need to change erase character for all scrolling operations.

--
Alexander.


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