Comment 22 for bug 421261

On Fri, 8 Jan 2010, Bryce Harrington wrote:

> Hmm, not sure how to go about fixing this. I can confirm the behavior.
> We're not doing anything in the xterm packaging to make it white rather
> than black in Ubuntu. Maybe something elsewhere in the system is
> causing it to show up white but I can't tell what that would be. Afaik
> we don't have a preference in Ubuntu whether to have it black or white,
> and are going to just take whatever upstream and debian feel to be the
> best default.
> Can anyone confirm that on current versions of debian it is colored
> correctly? If so, then if anyone can spot what in Ubuntu is causing it

I'm always running Debian/testing, and haven't seen the colors go awry.
("xrdb -query" might show a stray resource).

Thomas E. Dickey