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Re: strange char echo

From: Bryan Christ
Subject: Re: strange char echo
Date: Fri, 06 Nov 2009 10:02:25 -0600

Now that I think of it, I've only seen this problem when I try to run my
software on a remote systems via SSH.  I just tried to reproduce it
locally and couldn't.  The problem manifests 9 out of 10 times on remote
connections.  When I tried it 10 times locally, 100% pass.


On Thu, 2009-11-05 at 23:56 +0000, Thomas Dickey wrote: 
> On Thu, 5 Nov 2009, Bryan Christ wrote:
> > does anyone know what might cause characters to be echoed to the screen
> > even though noecho() was called at startup?
> aside from a new bug report?
> It's possible that the ioctl to disable echoing is failing, e.g., if 
> stdout is redirected.
> (n)curses disables echo at initialization, and simulates the echo/noecho
> behavior.

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