Subject: bin/3816: vi reports file error when TERM not set
To: None <>
From: Erik E. Fair <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/29/1997 21:02:38
>Number:         3816
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       vi reports file error when TERM not set
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people (Utility Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Jun 29 21:05:01 1997
>Originator:     Erik E. Fair
International Organization of Internet Clock Watchers
>Release:        NetBSD-current, June 29, 1997

System: NetBSD 1.2G NetBSD 1.2G (ATOMIC) #6: Thu Jun 26 07:27:48 PDT 1997 sparc

	when the TERM environment variable is not set, vi reports
	a very odd error - quite user confusing.


fair@atomic 35} echo $TERM
fair@atomic 36} unsetenv TERM
fair@atomic 37} vi
ex/vi: Error: unknown: No such file or directory