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FS#53902 - [ncurses] Using 'default' as color returns inconsistent results

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by David Thurstenson (thurstylark) - Monday, 01 May 2017, 15:17 GMT
Last edited by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Wednesday, 03 May 2017, 15:42 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Upstream Bugs
Status Closed
Assigned To Bartłomiej Piotrowski (Barthalion)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


When using an application that uses ncurses, the 'default' color returns inconsistent results.

More in-depth discussion of the bug itself here:

According to the bug-ncurses ML, this should be fixed in the latest release (6.0-20170429):

Version: 6.0+20170401-1

Steps to reproduce:
For vifm:
- Use 'default' as a color definition in your color scheme
- Launch vifm
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Closed by  Doug Newgard (Scimmia)
Wednesday, 03 May 2017, 15:42 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  ncurses 6.0+20170429-1