Bug#257372: marked as done (predict: Arrow keys generate bogus characters rather than move cursor)

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Bug#257372: marked as done (predict: Arrow keys generate bogus characters rather than move cursor)

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Your message dated Mon, 14 Jan 2019 02:47:23 +0000
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and subject line Bug#919159: Removed package(s) from unstable
has caused the Debian Bug report #257372,
regarding predict: Arrow keys generate bogus characters rather than move cursor
to be marked as done.

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Package: predict
Version: 2.2.2-4
Severity: normal



-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.4.25-1-686
Locale: LANG=en_US, LC_CTYPE=en_US

Versions of packages predict depends on:
ii  libc6                       2.3.2.ds1-13 GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libncurses5                 5.4-4        Shared libraries for terminal hand
ii  netbase                     4.17         Basic TCP/IP networking system

-- no debconf information

When trying to edit settings in predict, for example Ground Station
Information (G from main menu), using either the left or right arrow
key results in garbage being printed to the screen.  This prevents one
from arrowing to an individual character and making a change.  Rather,
only the backspace key is respected.  Other keys such as Home and End
print garbage as well and should be respected.  Other keys should be
ignored such as the up and down arrow keys unless moving through the
fields with them is desired.

Clearly, this is an upstream issue as I have noticed the same behavior
on my own compiled binaries.

- Nate >>


Version: 2.2.5+dfsg.1-1+rm

Dear submitter,

as the package predict has just been removed from the Debian archive
unstable we hereby close the associated bug reports.  We are sorry
that we couldn't deal with your issue properly.

For details on the removal, please see https://bugs.debian.org/919159

The version of this package that was in Debian prior to this removal
can still be found using http://snapshot.debian.org/.

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a problem with it please contact the archive administrators by mailing
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