Re: [dev] Adding "good" xterm support to st

From: Ethan Grammatikidis <>
Date: Sat, 5 May 2012 20:22:49 +0100

On Sat, 5 May 2012 14:33:47 -0400
Andrew Hills <> wrote:

> $ bzr clone
> $ cd libvterm
> $ ls
> LICENSE Makefile doc include src t
> $ ls src
> encoding input.c pen.c screen.c unicode.c vterm.c
> encoding.c parser.c rect.h state.c utf8.h vterm_internal.h
> Does that help?

Not much. I was mostly complaining about having to install something
else to even look at the code before deciding if I wanted it, and that
was before I looked at the download page for Bazaar:

It's nice there's a Slackware section there but... ugh? Aparently they
can't even provide a file list to pick the latest version from, unless
you're using Windows or OS X in which case it's in the same place as the

Anyway, moving swiftly on:

ethan_AT_inari:/data/build$ bzr clone The command 'bzr clone' has
been deprecated in bzr 2.4. Please use 'bzr branch' instead.

That's mild enough but this isn't:

bzr: ERROR: exceptions.AttributeError: 'ResponseFile' object has no
attribute 'readline'

and a 40-line Python traceback.

My Python version is more than adequate and nothing else is listed as
actually required on the Bazaar wiki.

Maybe I should just run Debian.
Received on Sat May 05 2012 - 21:22:49 CEST

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