[Mono-list] xterm and System.Console 2.0

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Fri Jun 30 07:56:54 EDT 2006


> I get weird behaviour when using .NET 2.0 implementation of
> System.Console on xterm. Mono seems to save the screen content at
> application startup and restore it at the end, thus making impossible
> to read application's output (tested using Putty). However this does
> not happen when TERM=linux. Is there a way to make it work correctly
> on xterm too?

Well, this is a "feature", it uses a different page for output, and
preserves the old output.

There is no API or escape sequence to read or grab the screen contents
with xterm anyways.

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