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bug#5379: emacs wont start


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#5379: emacs wont start
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 00:18:57 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.91 (gnu/linux)

Andrew Kurn <address@hidden> writes:

> Emacs won't start with TERM=xterm-color.
>
> -----
> emacs: Terminal type xterm-color is not defined.
> If that is not the actual type of terminal you have, [. . .]
> -----
>
> However, it *will* start with TERM=xterm 
>
> This contradicts the doc, which says that the type is stripped, one
> hyphen at a time, until it finds a name it recognizes (and therefore
> it should come to xterm and start).

That's only related to how the terminal-specific initialization file is
found under term.

Andreas.

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