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Re: TERM problem under OSF

Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> In article <8944.1001336551@xxxxxxx>,
>    Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > It doesn't know anything about curses, nor termcap, and there are a whole
> > load of different implementations which might be linked in, as we've been
> > seeing recently.  So there's no simple way of knowing whether TERMINFO is
> > relevant at all.
> Even when zsh is compiled with --with-curses-terminfo?

That just changes the order in which the curses and termcap libraries are
searched for to prefer curses.  The code still uses plain old termcap
calls, as it always has.  It still doesn't know anything about the
underlying library.

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
CSR Ltd., Science Park, Milton Road,
Cambridge, CB4 0WH, UK                          Tel: +44 (0)1223 392070

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