Mail Archives: cygwin-developers/1998/10/14/19:09:46

From: cgf AT cygnus DOT com (Christopher Faylor)
Subject: Re: less in b20...
14 Oct 1998 19:09:46 -0700 :
Message-ID: <>
References: <19981014181934 DOT 22559 AT cygnus DOT com>
Mime-Version: 1.0
To: Geoffrey Noer <noer AT cygnus DOT com>, cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com

On Wed, Oct 14, 1998 at 06:19:34PM -0700, Geoffrey Noer wrote:
>Working on b20, I've gotten less to compile with ncurses.  When I run
>it, it mostly works correctly but it always prints out:
>      WARNING: terminal is not fully functional
>before doing anything which sucks.  And while paging up and down works
>fine, searches don't highlight text and seem to do the wrong thing...
>Should I be compiling less with /etc/termcap without ncurses.  Is that
>easy; would it work better?

I've always compiled less with just termcap and it has worked fine.
That would mean importing libtermcap, though, right?

OTOH, if we don't fix this problem we will see it being replayed over
and over and over again on the gnu-win32 mailing list.

cgf AT cygnus DOT com

- Raw text -

  webmaster     delorie software   privacy  
  Copyright 2019   by DJ Delorie     Updated Jul 2019