[Urwid] An urwid bug with the alternate screen

Ian Ward ian at excess.org
Fri Jul 13 19:54:11 EDT 2012


On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 6:21 PM, Kevin Tran <hekevintran at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am having problems with using the alternate screen in a tmux session. I am
> using pudb which uses urwid.
>
> I am running:
> python==2.7.1
> pudb==2012.1
> urwid==1.0.1
> pigments==1.5
>
> When I use pudb in a tmux session, the python shell shows at the bottom when
> it should clear the screen.

Interesting.

Urwid does use the alternate screen so that the original screen can be
restored when the program exits.  My best guess is that tmux doesn't
like the escape sequences urwid is sending.  I'll have to investigate.

Thanks for the report!



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