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Re: Cannot open termcap database file

From: Rob Browning
Subject: Re: Cannot open termcap database file
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2001 09:58:08 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.090004 (Oort Gnus v0.04) Emacs/21.1

address@hidden (Gerd Moellmann) writes:

>> I watched src/term.c and src/termcap.c, and found that this error
>> occurs because my Debian does not have /etc/termcap.
> Is Debian/PPC using terminfo instead of termcap?

I'm not sure, but Gerd, note that Debian's had to have some patches
for IA64, ppc, and mipsel.  I don't know if these could be causing
trouble, but they are Debian specific modifications.  I went through
the old emacs20 patch by hand and incorporated the bits that looked
correct and deleted many that were not (or were obsolete), but I
certainly may have made a mistake.

I was planning to send the current Debian diff (minus the Debian
specific files) to bug-gnu-emacs soon, but I can send you a copy
sooner if you would like.

Rob Browning
rlb @defaultvalue.org, @linuxdevel.com, and @debian.org
Previously @cs.utexas.edu
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