[RFE] color man-pages, bash history, clear console
ppisar at redhat.com
Wed Jun 13 15:00:04 UTC 2012
On 2012-06-13, Xose Vazquez Perez <xose.vazquez at gmail.com> wrote:
>== https://bugzilla.redhat.com/815790 ==
> clear_console: New helper program to clear the *console*,
> including the _scrollback buffer_.
> clear_console clears your console if this is possible. It looks in
> the environment for the terminal type and then in the terminfo
> database to figure out how to clear the screen. To clear the buffer,
> it then changes the foreground virtual terminal to another
> terminal and then back to the original terminal.
I added new escape sequence into Linux to clear the scroll-back buffer
directly. I think enhancing `clear' utility is the right option.
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