Re: [dwm] [ANNOUNCE] dvtm-0.4

From: Charlie Kester <>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 09:21:33 -0800

* Marc Andre Tanner <> [2008-02-25 17:45:43 +0100]:

>I have already spent some time tracking this down, it turns out that
>there are multiple keyboard cursor modes. On startup vim switches to
>one of those and then expects the terminal to respond accordingly.
>The reason why it worked with TERM=linux is that the linux console
>doesn't support those modes, vim knows this and doesn't try to switch.

Interesting. So it's a missing feature in madtty and other terminal
emulators which are pretending to be rxvt.

>I have now added some code which implements the mode switching and the
>arrow key should work with current git master. Would be nice if somebody
>could confirm this.

Confirmed with vim 7.1
Received on Mon Feb 25 2008 - 18:22:08 UTC

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