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Re: How to install rxvt-unicode-256color termcap entry on machine without X
On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 10:42:04PM +0100, atomicules wrote:
> On 30-May-2014 14:31:11, Gerard Lally wrote:
> >I copied this terminfo source file to my home directory in NetBSD and
> >ran tic on it:
> >tic -s rxvt-unicode-256color.terminfo.
> >This created a .terminfo directory in HOME, and a subdirectory r with a
> >single file in r called rxvt-unicode-256color. No cdb extension in other
> I'm stumped and confused. I don't understand how NetBSD could do that
> (not create a database file; a file with the .cdb extension).
> According to the man page for tic:
> > The tic utility compiles terminfo(5) source into a database for use by
> > other programs. The created database path name is the same as the
> > source
> > but with .cdb appended.
> The .terminfo directory and subdirecotry you describe is what I see on Arch
> Linux, but not NetBSD.
Make sure you run the right tic - if you have ncurses installed due to
some package dependency you may be accidentally running the ncurses tic
which will produce the wrong results, try using /usr/bin/tic and see
what happens. This catches me out from time to time.
Staple Guns: because duct tape doesn't make that KerCHUNK sound - xkcd.com
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