Anonymous committed 7370bca

(bright_bg): Save the original state of video blink bit.
(maybe_enable_blinking): New function, restores the original state
of the blink bit.
(IT_reset_terminal_modes): Restore the original state of the blink
bit when suspending/exiting.
(run_msdos_command): Make sure bright background colors are again
enabled after subsidiary program returns.

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 #define _USE_LFN 0
+#ifndef _dos_ds
+#define _dos_ds _go32_info_block.selector_for_linear_memory
 #if __DJGPP__ > 1
 #include <signal.h>
+static int blink_bit = -1;	/* the state of the blink bit at startup */
 /* Enable bright background colors.  */
 static void
 bright_bg (void)
   union REGS regs;
+  /* Remember the original state of the blink/bright-background bit.
+     It is stored at 0040:0065h in the BIOS data area.  */
+  if (blink_bit == -1)
+    blink_bit = (_farpeekb (_dos_ds, 0x465) & 0x20) == 0x20;
+ = 0; = 0x1003;
   int86 (0x10, &regs, &regs);
+/* Disable bright background colors (and enable blinking) if we found
+   the video system in that state at startup.  */
+static void
+maybe_enable_blinking (void)
+  if (blink_bit == 1)
+    {
+      union REGS regs;
+ = 1;
+ = 0x1003;
+      int86 (0x10, &regs, &regs);
+    }
 /* Set the screen dimensions so that it can show no less than
    ROWS x COLS frame.  */
   mouse_off ();
+  /* Leave the video system in the same state as we found it,
+     as far as the blink/bright-background bit is concerned.  */
+  maybe_enable_blinking ();
   /* We have a situation here.
      We cannot just do ScreenUpdate(startup_screen_buffer) because
       mouse_init ();
       mouse_moveto (x, y);
+  /* Some programs might change the meaning of the highest bit of the
+     text attribute byte, so we get blinking characters instead of the
+     bright background colors.  Restore that.  */
+  bright_bg ();
   chdir (oldwd);
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