Mail Archives: cygwin-developers/1998/10/14/23:02:06

From: sos AT prospect DOT com DOT ru (Sergey Okhapkin)
Subject: RE: less in b20...
14 Oct 1998 23:02:06 -0700 :
Message-ID: <01BDF81E.C66EA810.cygnus.cygwin32.developers@sos>
To: "cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com" <cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com>,
"'Geoffrey Noer'" <noer AT cygnus DOT com>

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

The message usually means that terminal description for your TERM was not found in terminfo database.

> Should I be compiling less with /etc/termcap without ncurses.  Is that
> easy; would it work better?

I prefer termcap version because of smaller executable size.

Sergey Okhapkin,
Moscow, Russia

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