Subject: Re: bin/7198: recent xterm termcap entry flakes out screen
To: ITOH Yasufumi <email@example.com>
From: Olaf Seibert <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/19/1999 17:36:18
On Fri, 19 Mar 1999, ITOH Yasufumi wrote:
> It seems the TERMCAP environment variable set by screen
> exceeds 1023 bytes long.
> (Bug of screen?)
> I think this is also the cause of pkg/7008.
On 1.3.2 the former fails and the latter works, on 1.2.1 it's the
reverse. In both cases the failing termcap entry is longer than 1024
characters, and it's being truncated such that a required entry goes
missing. This is a real problem for some programs...
> ITOH, Yasufumi <email@example.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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