[Fwd: Custom termcap entries and installworld]

Graham Menhennitt gmenhennitt at optusnet.com.au
Mon May 29 00:52:47 PDT 2006

Stephen Hurd wrote:
> 1) How do people cope with custom termcap entries?

One workaround is to not modify /etc/termcap at all. Instead just store
them in a file somewhere and (depending on your shell) do
    export TERMCAP=/my/custom/termcap
Or even
    export TERMCAP=custom:my custom entry

See the ENVIRONMENT section near the bottom of "man 3 curses".


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