[Aptitude-devel] Bug#822560: Bug#822560: aptitude: Pressing "q" to quit after installation leaves a black terminal
abe at debian.org
Mon Apr 25 12:52:40 UTC 2016
Ralf Jung wrote:
> I am using Terminator as my terminal emulator. Since the latest update, aptitude
> tells me I can press "q" to Quit directly after packages have been
> installed. However, if I do that, the screen is left entirely blank and there is
> no reaction to typing.
How long have you waited? Aptitude is saving some states at this
Going black is what also happens if run in a screen session, but
actually, everything is/should be still there if scroll back.
At least that's for me. If I run aptitude inside an xterm, the about
1.5 terminal heights of black do not appear. Reason for this "black"
is probably that aptitude goes back to fullscreen mode for a short
moment and only then exits.
> If, instead of pressing "q", I press Ctrl-C directly when I get the prompt that
> asks me to hit Enter, then aptitude quits just fine.
Nope, it then can't store some states which it only stores afterwards,
mostly stuff like if reinstallations were done etc.
> I know little about the interaction of terminal programs and terminal emulators,
> so I started by reporting the bug here.
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