NetBSD Problem Report #57054

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Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2022 12:31:26 +0200 (CEST)
Subject: mcabber: User interface gets destroyed/garbled on screen refresh (CTRL+L)
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>Number:         57054
>Category:       pkg
>Synopsis:       mcabber's user interface destroyed on screen refresh (CTRL+L)
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    degroote
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Oct 13 10:40:01 +0000 2022
>Last-Modified:  Thu Oct 13 20:23:14 +0000 2022
>Originator:     Adrian Immanuel Kiess
>Release:        NetBSD 9.3

System: NetBSD 9.3 NetBSD 9.3 (GENERIC) #0: Thu Aug 4 15:30:37 UTC 2022 amd64
Architecture: x86_64
Machine: amd64
  Dear Maintainer,

	a screen fresh caused by the user environment or by hitting the keystroke CTRL+L, to force it manually, will destroy/garble the user interface of mcabber from pkgsrc, running on NetBSD/amd64.

	I suspect it could be happening because of the NetBSD specific port of ncurses on NetBSD from pkgsrc.

	Please could you can have a look to this issue? 

	I am using mcabber inside tmux, running on a ZSH shell, on a NetBSD virtual private machine running at the Internet.

	Because of above bug, I must restart mcabber regularily. I don't see similiar behaviour with console clients like irssi or profanity on NetBSD.

	Thank you very much, for your kind attention.


	Adrian Kiess
  % mcabber& inside a tmux session and hit the key combination CTRL+L. Best to see, on a transparent terminal. One can set the background color from black to default (transparent background) in mcabber configuration, but the problem persists.
  No fix is known to me. Most probably a bug through the NetBSD specific port of ncurses.



Responsible-Changed-From-To: pkg-manager->degroote
Responsible-Changed-When: Thu, 13 Oct 2022 20:23:14 +0000
Over to maintainer.


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