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Re: Bug in vi or ncurses?
I don't see that behaviour here using rxvt.
Are you using rxvt or the windows command line?
Q-Games, Dylan Cuthbert.
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<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I typically have my shell windows set to have several thousand lines of
> scrollback history. As soon as you run vi, it blanks everything except
> the current lines on view (which are re-drawn when you exit vi, of
> So, you can scroll back, but only to see emptiness - vast tracts of
> white space. All your session history (especially, command output) is
> completely wiped. Except for those last 42 or whatever that are still
> on display in the window, at the end.
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