Couldn't we enable 256 colors by default on TERM?
bjorn at xn--rombobjrn-67a.se
Tue Jun 26 18:04:51 UTC 2012
Miloslav Trmač wrote:
> Another one is that connecting to systems that don't support xterm-256
> is not quite easy. In particular, there appears to be no way to
> configure ~/.ssh/config so that "ssh oldhost" (and "ssh oldhost
> arbitrarycommand") transparently changes the TERM value - one would
> have to set up shell functions or something similar. An extension of
> the ssh would be very nice - and failing that, an explicit recipe how
> to override TERM correctly would be welcome as well.
And I strongly suspect that a correct solution would have to translate
"xterm-256color" to "xterm", "screen-256color" to "screen" et cetera. Simply
setting TERM=xterm in all SSH sessions is probably not sufficient.
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