There’s lots of partial/out-of-date info on this so I thought I’d post what actually worked for me.

Configure terminfo

xterm-256color-italic|xterm with 256 colors and italic,
sitm=\E[3m, ritm=\E[23m,

And tmux-256color.terminfo:

tmux-256color|tmux with 256 colors,
ritm=\E[23m, rmso=\E[27m, sitm=\E[3m, smso=\E[7m, Ms@,
khome=\E[1~, kend=\E[4~,
use=xterm-256color, use=screen-256color,

That third line is necessary to make…

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