HEADS UP: /bin and /sbin are now dynamically linked
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Sat Nov 22 17:48:38 PST 2003
In message: <20031123112720.J3301 at gamplex.bde.org>
Bruce Evans <bde at zeta.org.au> writes:
: On Sat, 22 Nov 2003, M. Warner Losh wrote:
: > In message: <20031121010211.GD84421 at saboteur.dek.spc.org>
: > Bruce M Simpson <bms at spc.org> writes:
: > : On Thu, Nov 20, 2003 at 04:31:10PM -0800, Tim Kientzle wrote:
: > : > * /rescue/vi is currently unusable if /usr is missing because
: > : > the termcap database is in /usr. One possibility
: > : > would be to build a couple of default termcap entries
: > : > into ncurses or into vi.
: > :
: > : My suggested candidates are vt100 and cons25. The comconsole port installs
: > : an /etc/ttys entry using vt100. This is also the default terminal type for
: > : most dialup entries.
: > Timing Solutions uses the following minimal termcap for its embedded
: > applications. It has a number of terminals that it supports, while
: > still being tiny. it is 3.5k in size, which was the goal ( < 4k block
: > size we were using). One could SED this down by another 140 bytes or
: > so. Removing the comments and the verbose names would net another 300
: > odd bytes.
: What's wrong with FreeBSD's /usr/src/etc/termcap.small, except it is
: twice as large and has a weird selection of entries (zillions of
: variants of cons25, dosansi and pc3).
Mine is better because it has a more representative slice of currently
used terminal types. Maybe we should replace termcap.small with mine
(maybe with the copyright notice).
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