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Re: termcap(5) references
christos%astron.com@localhost (Christos Zoulas) writes:
> In article <1295641708.1959.7.camel@uberpc>,
> Roy Marples <roy%marples.name@localhost> wrote:
>>Some man pages still reference the now removed termcap(5) man page and
>>often refer to it to describe the layout of it's own configuration file,
>>Since the initial commit of libterminfo, it improved later so that it
>>could support $TERMCAP and read the capability or database defined there
>>as described by the old termcap(5).
>>So, should we restore termcap(5) or does anyone have any other better,
>>more forward thinking ideas?
> I see two choices:
> 1. make a new cap(5) man page that describes the *cap format and make pages
> point to that.
> 2. restore the old termcap man page, but state on top that this is a
> compatibility interface and point to the terminfo man page.
Do no. 1 and link termcap(5) to terminfo(5)?
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