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Re: RH 5.1, alpha and Pine



Yup, changing from termio to termios did the trick for me. I've made a RPM
for v4.02A (haven't got around to 4.05 yet...) and you can get that, and
the source patches, at ftp://ftp.cz.nus.edu.sg/pub/linux/alpha/

--shing

On Fri, 6 Nov 1998, Wes Nakamura wrote:

> 
> 
> I had this same problem when trying to make a few changes to get a text
> editor to compile.
> 
> Someone suggested I convert the program from using termio to termios,
> and it did fix the problem.  There was some discussion about it, but I
> can't remember exactly where the fault ended up lying.  I suppose
> ncurses is as good a place as any. :-)
> 
> Still, it's a little surprising that the problem has persisted for so
> long.
> 
> -Wes.
> 
> : On Thu, 5 Nov 1998, Bruce Ediger wrote:
> : 
> : > What is it with Pine that makes it *so* hard to get right under Linux
> : > on an alpha?
> : > 
> : > Red Hat 5.1 comes with Pine 3.96, which looks like it works, until you
> : > send email, then it hangs.  I think the pine process is blocking SIGCHLD,
> : > but I can't for the life of me figure out where it does that.
> : > 
> : > Pine 4.05 compiles with a ton of "int cast to pointer of different size"
> : > messages that (I think) shouldn't matter.  But it's got an even weirder
> : > problem:
> : > 
> : >    It only picks up characters 4 previous to what you've just typed.
> : > 
> : > Weird, weird, weird: If I start pine, and I want to immediately quit
> : > I have to type "q", followed by 4 other keystrokes.  The "q" gets picked
> : > up by pine, which exits, and the shell gets the next 3 characters.
> : > 
> : > What the hell is going on here?  Starting Pine 4.05 changed all my saved
> : > mail files around so I can't revert to v3.96.
> : 
> : This is an ncurses problem that can be fixed with
> : 	stty eof '^a'
> : I'm using a home compiled pine to write this, with the stty thing in my
> : .cshrc, and it works fine.
> : 
> : -- Bob
> 
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