For me the problem manifests itself, when I run top(1). There are
some users here with long user names, which pushes COMMAND column in
top's output to the very right -- 'D' is in the 80th position.
This works fine in xterm, but on the consoles (cons25, cons30, etc.)
the screen gets garbled -- an empty line is inserted between the
column titles and the listing of processes.
I don't think, the problem is top-specific. Either there is something
about the cons* terminal types or the sc-console.
Since manuall setting TERM to xterm on a console does not help, it
is, probably, sc(4).
Create a user with the longest name possible. Run top on the text
Does this still occur in latest release, say 6.2-RELEASE
or in HEAD?
Confirmed to still occur.
Put back into pool. There are detailed explanations on
freebsd-bugs@ mailing by ncurses author. As he stated,
ncurses can not fix this problem since it depends on
many other program. However, I agree with mi@ that
this is indeed a problem.
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