smcup/rmcup is in Nevada 76 for xterm
By user12821170 on Nov 07, 2007
If the title means anything to you, then it could be of two things:
o You are ancient in the computing age
o You are a vi user
Thanks to Brian Utterback, a simple fix as he said by simply updating a couple of terminfo file on Solaris. Now, when you vi in a gnome-terminal or xterm, the screen area where you vi drawn over is restored when you exit the editor. Though it is a little thing, but it is little thing in life that enriches the user experience and so is work more pleasurable.
Unfortunately, it also caused a regressive behaviour in another bug. Though I think this is probably the right behaviour for less(1) or more(1). Pity I don't have a Linux box to test how does it looks at the moment.
Well, let's see how thing go