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commit b59e324b0893f4bd38f655308aaa997ece323283
parent dec1a3584cafe9e4d07f4b3885fcd4d6f8641b96
Author: Alex Kozadaev <akozadaev at yahoo com>
Date:   Sat, 15 Aug 2015 21:46:57 +0100

[st/patches] seamless xterm fallback in SSH sessions#

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Ast.suckless.org/patches/xterm_fallback.diff | 51+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Ast.suckless.org/patches/xterm_fallback.md | 22++++++++++++++++++++++
2 files changed, 73 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/st.suckless.org/patches/xterm_fallback.diff b/st.suckless.org/patches/xterm_fallback.diff @@ -0,0 +1,51 @@ +From 592c9f76bd234a12131a67e7c6dfdffa2f04f6e8 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001 +From: Alex Kozadaev <akozadaev at yahoo com> +Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2015 09:02:36 +0100 +Subject: [PATCH] Wrapper for xterm to fix missing .terminfo. + +The patch allows automatic fallback to xterm and xterm-256color in case the st +and st-256color is not available. This setup allows hassle-free work on multiple +remote SSH servers when uploading .terminfo on every one of them isn't an option. +--- + config.def.h | 2 +- + st.info | 7 ++++++- + 2 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-) + +diff --git a/config.def.h b/config.def.h +index 930e468..61c6c50 100644 +--- a/config.def.h ++++ b/config.def.h +@@ -63,7 +63,7 @@ static unsigned int cursorthickness = 2; + static int bellvolume = 0; + + /* TERM value */ +-static char termname[] = "st-256color"; ++static char termname[] = "xterm"; + + static unsigned int tabspaces = 8; + +diff --git a/st.info b/st.info +index b70fefa..72ea938 100644 +--- a/st.info ++++ b/st.info +@@ -187,7 +187,6 @@ st| simpleterm, + xenl, + vpa=\E[%i%p1%dd, + +- + st-256color| simpleterm with 256 colors, + use=st, + colors#256, +@@ -211,3 +210,9 @@ st-meta-256color| simpleterm with meta key and 256 colors, + smm=\E[?1034h, + rs2=\E[4l\E>\E[?1034h, + is2=\E[4l\E>\E[?1034h, ++ ++xterm| st, ++ use=st, ++ ++xterm-256color| st-256-color, ++ use=st-256color, +-- +2.1.4 + diff --git a/st.suckless.org/patches/xterm_fallback.md b/st.suckless.org/patches/xterm_fallback.md @@ -0,0 +1,22 @@ +#XTerm fallback + +##Description +The patch redefines xterm and xterm-256color terminals to be aliases of st and st-256color respsectively. If the st terminfo is installed - the st terminal is used. If however it is not - the terminal falls back to the xterm terminal and thus ensures seamless operation on a remote SSH servers. + +*PLEASE NOTE: This patch assumes the st is the only terminal in the system. If it is not the case however, please see alternative solution as recommended by Roberto E. Vargas Caballero (k0ga)* + +##Download + +* [xterm_fallback.diff](xterm_fallback.diff) + +or + +add the following in the .bashrc (thanks k0ga): + +```bash + alias ssh='TERM=xterm ssh' +``` + +##Author + +[Alex Kozadaev](snobb@gmx.com)