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hardstatus coloring broken in 4.1.0~2012… when using %= padding

Reported by Curtis Lee Bolin on 2013-12-04
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
screen
Unknown
Unknown
screen (Debian)
Confirmed
Unknown
screen (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

I use hardstatus string with screen, but the newest version in Trusty breaks it (Screen version 4.01.00devel (GNU) 2-May-06). It works fine in Saucy (Screen version 4.00.03jw4 (FAU) 2-May-06) and earlier.

My ".screenrc":
    hardstatus alwayslastline
    hardstatus string "%{= kg}[ %{r}%H %{g}][%{b}%= %{=kw}%?%-Lw%?%{r}(%{w}%n*%f %t%?(%u)%?%{r})%{b}%?%+Lw%?%?%= %{g}][%{y}%Y.%m.%d %{w}%c:%s %{g}]"

I'll attach images of it working in Saucy and broken in Trusty.

Thank You For Your Time

This is it working properly in a lxc of Saucy.

This is it broken in Trusty. I am on the 3 screen.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in screen (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Axel Beckert (xtaran) wrote :

Can you please reduce the example to a minimal .screenrc which reproduces the issue?

From the screen shots I'm not sure what difference is really unwanted and which is just from a different window being currently on top of the stack. Both look reasonable to me.

Changed in screen (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
Axel Beckert (xtaran) wrote :

Ok, I think I found the difference: The current window on top should be highlighted, but the highlight sometimes has a few characters offset to the actual text.

Changed in screen (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
Axel Beckert (xtaran) wrote :

The (close to) minimal hardstatus line to reproduce this issue is "%{k}%=%-w%{r}[%n %t]%{k}%+w%="

Axel Beckert (xtaran) wrote :

It already has been reported upstream at https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?func=detailitem&item_id=32339

Thanks Axel. You are ten steps ahead of me.
On Dec 4, 2013 4:20 PM, "Axel Beckert" <email address hidden> wrote:

> It already has been reported upstream at
> https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?func=detailitem&item_id=32339
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Axel Beckert (xtaran) on 2013-12-04
summary: - Screen in Trusty breaks hardstatus string
+ hardstatus coloring broken in 4.1.0~2012… when using %= padding
tags: added: trusty
Changed in screen (Debian):
status: Unknown → Confirmed

Renders essential features or functionality of the package (or a dependent one) broken.

Changed in screen (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
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