HEADS UP: ncurses is updated

Thomas Dickey dickey at radix.net
Fri Apr 13 19:41:44 UTC 2007

On Fri, Apr 13, 2007 at 11:28:15PM +0400, Andrey Chernov wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 09, 2007 at 03:55:20PM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > For PuTTY, most users have it incorrectly set to "xterm"(*).
> > There are no clues - so I added the environment variable to help.
> BTW, we have "putty" terminal entry for that purpose.

yes - but see

	A.5.1 What terminal type does PuTTY use?

which is not really helpful.  Compare PuTTY and xterm using


(the difference in wrapping behavior which is evident in the first menu
selection is reflected in the different terminal descriptions).

Thomas E. Dickey
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