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SubjectRe: linux 2.6.26 vt back_color_erase
> Probably color ls -l is just broken and should be fixed. Why was it
> necessary to change the console color semantics that was there for years?

Submit a patch that reverts the change. I would agree it needs reverting.

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> > ncurses should not expect anything. Except what is in terminfo.
> > Do we need a terminfo db update for the "linux" term?
>
> Sure, unless the change is reverted. The bce attribute will need to be
> disabled, which is a pity as it saves traffic for color full screen
> applications. And changing terminfo is very inconvenient for remote logins.

Agreed


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