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Old 01-04-2015, 11:30 AM   #1
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GNU nano and visudo strange display behavior

I am running Gentoo Linux 3.17.7 x86_64. After the install I noticed some strange behavior from nano and visudo when opening a file. This occurs in mate desktop environment as wall as the standard console before starting X. When I open a file nano scrolls text on screen making it impossible to view a file. Ocassionally the output will stop showing the reguarly file but when I attempt to enter a command or type the display starts scrolling text again. Some of the output looks like:

 = FALSEalias specification                                                                                                                          parse_kbinput(): get_key_buffer(): key_buffer_len = 1c_key = FALSE, esget_key_buffer(): key_buffer_len = 1 14ey = FALSE                                                                                                                                              parse_kbinput(): kbinput = 258, meta_key = FALSE, funparse_kbinput(): get_key_buffer(): key_buffer_len = 1c_key = FALSE, escapes = 0, byte_digits = 0, retval = 14
## IP addresses, network numbers or netgroups.                                                      parse_kbinput(): get_key_buffer(): key_buffer_len = 1c_key = FALSE, escapes = 0, byte_digits = 0, retval = 14key = FALSE    WEBSERVERS = www1, www2, www3                                                                                                            parse_kbinput(): get_key_buffer(): key_buffer_len = 1c_key = FALSE, eget_key_buffer(): key_buffer_len = 1= 14key = FALSE                                                                                                                                             parse_kbinput(): kbinput = 258, meta_key = FALSE, fuparse_kbinput(): #get_key_buffer(): key_buffer_len = 1_key = FALSE, escapes = 0, byte_digits = 0, retval = 14
## User alias specification                                                                             parse_kbinput(): get_key_buffer(): key_buffer_len = 1c_key = FALSE, escapes = 0, byte_digits = 0, retval = 14ey = FALSE                                                                                                                                              parse_kbinput(): get_key_buffer(): key_buffer_len = 1c_key = FALSE, escapes = 0, byte_digits = 0, retval = 14key = FALSEps,
##parse_kbinput(): kbinput = 258, meta_key = FALSE, func_key = FALSE, escapes = 0, byte_digits = 0, retval = 14key = FALSE
# User_Alias    ADMINS = millert, dowdy, mikef                                                                 get_shortcut(): kbinput = 14, meta_key = FALSE, func_key = FALSE
                                                                                                                                                                               matched seq "^N" and btw meta was
I am really not sure what the probelm is here. I have tried re-emergeing nano with no sucess. Any Ideas? I am using GNU nano version 2.3.2 and visudo version 1.8.11p1

Last edited by pople; 01-04-2015 at 11:34 AM.
Old 01-04-2015, 12:10 PM   #2
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emerge --info?
Old 01-04-2015, 03:42 PM   #3
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Here you go

$ sudo emerge --info nano
!!! Repository 'x-portage' is missing masters attribute in '/usr/local/portage/metadata/layout.conf'
!!! Set 'masters = gentoo' in this file for future compatibility
Invalid package name in package.provided: dev-tex/bibtexu
Invalid package name in package.provided: virtual/latex-base
See portage(5) for correct package.provided usage.
Portage 2.2.14 (python 2.7.9-final-0, default/linux/amd64/13.0/desktop, gcc-4.8.3, glibc-2.19-r1, 3.17.7-gentoo x86_64)
                         System Settings
System uname: Linux-3.17.7-gentoo-x86_64-Intel-R-_Core-TM-2_Quad_CPU_Q9650_@_3.00GHz-with-gentoo-2.2
KiB Mem:     8175756 total,   2136924 free
KiB Swap:          0 total,         0 free
Timestamp of tree: Sun, 04 Jan 2015 19:00:01 +0000
ld GNU ld (Gentoo 2.24 p1.4) 2.24
app-shells/bash:          4.2_p53
dev-lang/perl:            5.18.2-r2
dev-lang/python:          2.7.9-r1, 3.3.5-r1
dev-util/pkgconfig:       0.28-r1
sys-apps/baselayout:      2.2
sys-apps/openrc:          0.12.4
sys-apps/sandbox:         2.6-r1
sys-devel/autoconf:       2.13, 2.69
sys-devel/automake:       1.11.6-r1, 1.13.4
sys-devel/binutils:       2.24-r3
sys-devel/gcc:            4.8.3
sys-devel/gcc-config:     1.7.3
sys-devel/libtool:        2.4.2-r1
sys-devel/make:           4.0-r1
sys-kernel/linux-headers: 3.16 (virtual/os-headers)
sys-libs/glibc:           2.19-r1
Repositories: gentoo x-portage
CFLAGS="-O2 -pipe -march=native"
CONFIG_PROTECT="/etc /usr/share/config /usr/share/gnupg/qualified.txt"
CONFIG_PROTECT_MASK="/etc/ca-certificates.conf /etc/dconf /etc/env.d /etc/fonts/fonts.conf /etc/gconf /etc/gentoo-release /etc/sandbox.d /etc/terminfo"
CXXFLAGS="-O2 -pipe -march=native"
FCFLAGS="-O2 -pipe"
FEATURES="assume-digests binpkg-logs config-protect-if-modified distlocks ebuild-locks fixlafiles merge-sync news parallel-fetch preserve-libs protect-owned sandbox sfperms strict unknown-features-warn unmerge-logs unmerge-orphans userfetch userpriv usersandbox usersync"
FFLAGS="-O2 -pipe"
LDFLAGS="-Wl,-O1 -Wl,--as-needed"
PORTAGE_RSYNC_OPTS="--recursive --links --safe-links --perms --times --omit-dir-times --compress --force --whole-file --delete --stats --human-readable --timeout=180 --exclude=/distfiles --exclude=/local --exclude=/packages"
USE="X a52 aac acl acpi alisp alsa amd64 avahi berkdb bindist bluetooth branding bzip2 cairo cdda cdr cleartype cli consolekit corefonts cracklib crypt cups cxx dbus dmalloc dot dri dts dvd dvdr emboss encode euse exif extra fam firefox flac fontconfig fortran gbm gcj gd gdbm gif glamor gpm gtk hesiod hpcups iconv icu ipv6 jadetex jpeg kde latex lcms libass libkms libnotify libtirpc mad mate minizip mmx mng modules mount-locking mp3 mp4 mpeg multilib ncurses nls nptl ogg open_perms opengl openmp pam pango pcre pdf peer_perms png policykit ppds python qt3support qt4 readline sasl sdl session snmp spell sqlite sse sse2 ssl startup-notification svg tcpd tiff truetype type1 ubac udev udisks unconfined unicode upower usb vorbis wxwidgets x264 xa xcb xft xinerama xml xv xvid zlib" ABI_X86="64" ALSA_CARDS="ali5451 als4000 atiixp atiixp-modem bt87x ca0106 cmipci emu10k1x ens1370 ens1371 es1938 es1968 fm801 hda-intel intel8x0 intel8x0m maestro3 trident usb-audio via82xx via82xx-modem ymfpci" APACHE2_MODULES="authn_core authz_core socache_shmcb unixd actions alias auth_basic authn_alias authn_anon authn_dbm authn_default authn_file authz_dbm authz_default authz_groupfile authz_host authz_owner authz_user autoindex cache cgi cgid dav dav_fs dav_lock deflate dir disk_cache env expires ext_filter file_cache filter headers include info log_config logio mem_cache mime mime_magic negotiation rewrite setenvif speling status unique_id userdir usertrack vhost_alias auth_digest" CALLIGRA_FEATURES="kexi words flow plan sheets stage tables krita karbon braindump author" CAMERAS="ptp2" COLLECTD_PLUGINS="df interface irq load memory rrdtool swap syslog" ELIBC="glibc" GPSD_PROTOCOLS="ashtech aivdm earthmate evermore fv18 garmin garmintxt gpsclock itrax mtk3301 nmea ntrip navcom oceanserver oldstyle oncore rtcm104v2 rtcm104v3 sirf superstar2 timing tsip tripmate tnt ublox ubx" INPUT_DEVICES="keyboard mouse evdev" KERNEL="linux" LCD_DEVICES="bayrad cfontz cfontz633 glk hd44780 lb216 lcdm001 mtxorb ncurses text" LIBREOFFICE_EXTENSIONS="presenter-console presenter-minimizer" OFFICE_IMPLEMENTATION="libreoffice" PHP_TARGETS="php5-5" PYTHON_SINGLE_TARGET="python2_7" PYTHON_TARGETS="python2_7 python3_3" RUBY_TARGETS="ruby19 ruby20" SANE_BACKENDS="hp" USERLAND="GNU" VIDEO_CARDS="nouveau" XTABLES_ADDONS="quota2 psd pknock lscan length2 ipv4options ipset ipp2p iface geoip fuzzy condition tee tarpit sysrq steal rawnat logmark ipmark dhcpmac delude chaos account"

                        Package Settings

app-editors/nano-2.3.1-r2 was built with the following:
USE="magic ncurses nls spell unicode -debug -justify -minimal -slang" ABI_X86="64"


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