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Re: tn3270, mset and map3270

On Tue, Feb 09, 2010 at 03:43:40PM +0000, Roy Marples wrote:
> On 09/02/2010 15:37, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> >On Tue, Feb 09, 2010 at 01:51:52PM +0000, Roy Marples wrote:
> >>
> >>The only thing I'm willing to do at this point is consider making
> >>$TERMINFO be respected as a terminfo description.
> >
> >$TERMINFO and $TERMCAP don't have the same semantics, IIRC.
> >
> It doesn't say so in the ncurses man pages, but from the source it 
> *looks* like $TERMINFO can also be a description as well as a location, 
> just like $TERMCAP. Maybe Thomas E. Dickey can chime in as he subs to 
> this list.

It's been a low-priority item to allow $TERMINFO to be interpreted as a
description (for quite a while - I have over a thousand items, and this
is one of the oldest ;-)

Thomas E. Dickey

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