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Re: termcap(5)

Roy Marples <> wrote:

> On Thu, 9 Feb 2012 16:39:11 +0000 (UTC), wrote:
>> Roy Marples <> wrote:
>>> New version attached.
>> You lost the section about escapes in string caps.  In the old manual
>> it starts with:
>>      A number of escape sequences are provided in the string-valued 
>> capabili-
>>      ties for easy encoding of control characters there.  [...]
> I lost that on purpose as that is describing termcap specific escape 
> codes which are also used in terminfo.
> It has nothing todo with the termcap file format itself.

It's not true.

Escape processing is done by cgetstr(3), see src/lib/libc/gen/getcap.c.
And termcap(5) is supposed do document the format of the file for
cgetstr(3) &co.


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