SOLVED: WAS: Re: synth: Error opening terminal: xterm
as at cmplx.uk
Thu Jul 13 21:04:12 UTC 2017
> from Anton Shterenlikht:
> > I'm starting using synth, never used it before.
> > I get this error:
> > # synth build net/mpich
> > Error opening terminal: xterm.
It turned out I was missing a symlink:
# ls -al /etc/termcap
lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 23 Jul 13 21:55 /etc/termcap -> /usr/share/misc/termcap
Works fine now.
The error is issued when ncurses tries to open xterm.
Thanks to all for advice.
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