(c)dialog working differently during boot in script called by rc system than after boot?

CyberLeo Kitsana cyberleo at cyberleo.net
Thu Feb 23 19:51:54 UTC 2012

On 02/23/2012 12:21 PM, Robarrght wrote:
> Does anyone out there see what I'm missing?

Setting TERM in your script's environment? To my knowledge, the boot
scripts have a VERY minimal environment.

Tried on 9.0-RELEASE:

$ dialog --msgbox "Test message" 6 25

shows a message, whereas

$ TERM="" dialog --msgbox "Test message" 6 25

shows a black screen.

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