Re: Escape sequences & console
H. Peter Anvin (email@example.com)
1 Mar 2001 11:48:39 -0800
Followup to: <Pine.LNX.firstname.lastname@example.org>
By author: Simon Richter <Simon.Richter@phobos.fachschaften.tu-muenchen.de>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> On Thu, 1 Mar 2001, Sébastien HINDERER wrote:
> > Could someone tell me where I can find a document listing all the
> > escape-sequences that could be sent to the console (/dev/console) and what
> > they do.
> Please don't use those sequences directly, as not everyone has
> /dev/console on a vt. You can find the information you want in your local
> terminfo database under "linux".
Well, don't use them directly without checking that $TERM is "linux".
Also, normally they should be sent to the current terminal (/dev/tty,
or just stdout) rather than /dev/console.
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