Subject: Re: 1.3 19971109 sparc question
To: Rob Deker <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/11/1997 15:35:15
On Mon, 10 Nov 1997 18:04:11 -0500 (EST)  Rob Deker wrote:

> After installing the 19971109 sparc snapshot, I'm getting the following:
> # vi
> ex/vi: Error: unknown: No such file or directory
> any ideas? The only thing that I haven't been able to put into place fully 
> is /sbin/init since the machine was running when I unpacked the tarballs.

Your TERM environment variable isn't set or exported.  I don't know nvi
is printing that message - when I `unset term' on an Ultrix machine, I
get the error "ex/vi: unknown: unknown terminal type".  I'll send-pr
this now.