why --disable-termcap ?

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Mar 28 20:09:38 PST 2002


On Tue, Mar 26, 2002 at 03:51:36PM -0500, Don Smith wrote:
> gone and therefore termcap can go to. I don't know for sure but I would
> guess that ncurses knows about the few common terminal emulations that
> survive like ANSI and the DEC VT series as well as xterm, and so doen't
> need termcap either.

You're right.

Look in /usr/share/terminfo

That's what ncurses can work with by default. A lot of old stuff is still
there and you can add your own definitions simply using the tic/toe
programs.

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