termcap under single luser

Tod McQuillin devin at spamcop.net
Mon Aug 4 14:50:15 UTC 2008

On Mon, 4 Aug 2008, Dimitry Andric wrote:

> On 2008-08-04 15:30, Oliver Fromme wrote:
>> Anyway, I vote for moving termcap to /etc.
> Please note that /rescue/vi does NOT read termcap from /etc, at least
> not on RELENG_7.  (The ncurses library only seems to use $HOME/.termcap
> and /usr/share/misc/termcap, nothing else.)

A somewhat unconventional approach to this is to install 
/usr/share/misc/termcap into the root filesystem, normally underneath and 
hidden by the /usr mount, but visible again in the case where /usr is not 

Not seriously suggesting this as an official fix :-)
Tod MCQuillin

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