Subject: Re: magic
To: Charles M. Hannum <>
From: Dave Leonard <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/02/1995 16:16:33
>    I suspect there are a few programs that read /etc/termcap directly.
> The only one I found was Emacs, and I fixed it years ago.

I noticed that perl's lib/perl/ looks at the envvar $TERMCAP before
resorting to /etc/termcap.

David Leonard                            BE(Comp)/BCompSc 5th year student
The University of Queensland   
perl -e 'for $c(split(//,"BILLGATES\003")){$s+=ord($c)};print $s."\n"'