Couldn't we enable 256 colors by default on TERM?
cmadams at hiwaay.net
Tue Jun 26 18:35:11 UTC 2012
Once upon a time, Miloslav Trmač <mitr at volny.cz> said:
> 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.
The OpenSSH devs might be open to such. I'd be willing to take it up
with them and write a patch (if they'll accept it).
Any suggestions on how it should work? Ideally, some way to say "drop
the -256color suffix from TERM if preset" would be best.
Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.
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