new termcap entry for rxvt-unicode-256color
sterling at camdensoftware.com
Mon Dec 13 16:11:52 UTC 2010
Quoth Frédéric Perrin on Monday, 13 December 2010:
> rxvt-unicode version 9.09 was released last month. It added support for
> 256 colors in the default configuration, and the default value of $TERM
> changed to rxvt-unicode-256color (from rxvt-unicode).
> This results in slightly incorrect colors, and some programs like vi(1)
> refuse to work. It is my understanding that I should update
> /usr/share/misc/termcap. The diff between rxvt-unicode and
> rxvt-unicode-256color seems rather short; on a Linux machine, I have :
> girafe:~% infocmp -d rxvt-unicode rxvt-unicode-256color
> comparing rxvt-unicode to rxvt-unicode-256color.
> comparing booleans.
> comparing numbers.
> colors: 88, 256.
> pairs: 7744, 32767.
> comparing strings.
> However, I don't how how to update the termcap file. From my
> understanding of the manpage, the following command should give me the
> necessary information :
> girafe:~% infocmp -C -u rxvt-unicode-256color rxvt-unicode
> rxvt-unicode-256color|rxvt-unicode terminal with 256 colors (X Window System):\
> As you see, their is no mention of the 256-color capabilities, this
> doesn't seem correct. How do I update the termcap file ?
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Take a look at the termcap entry for rxvt-256color. It's actually based on
rxvt-unicode. So I think that all you need to add is:
rxvt-unicode-256color|rxvt-unicode with 256 colors:\
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