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bug#5379: emacs wont start

From: Chong Yidong
Subject: bug#5379: emacs wont start
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 11:39:52 -0500

> 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).
> Sorry if this one has been fixed.  It appears that it might be OK
> in 22.3, but I haven't been able to find it in the bug list.

Hi Andrew, more recent versions of Emacs handle this properly now.
Thanks for the bug report, though.

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