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Re: Weird stuff with 'man' and 'tset' programs
- From: "Roy H." <roy at garbledwords dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2003 10:42:50 -0800 (PST)
- Subject: Re: Weird stuff with 'man' and 'tset' programs
Thank you for the reply. That solved the problems
nicely. I had done some searching in the archive mail
lists, but obviously not with the correct criteria.
--- Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu> wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Feb 2003, Roy H. wrote:
> > Something weird is going on with my cygwin. I
> > noticed it when I ran 'vim' and it said that it
> > not recognize a terminal type of 'cygwin'. Ok, so
> > set the TERM environment to "ansi". That seemed
> > work, but I noticed that the arrow keys to move
> > with did not work. So then I went and reset the
> > terminal by using the command 'tset'. This came
> > and said that it did not recognized a terminal of
> > cygwin, or ansi, or anything else. I checked my
> > and I have ncurses and terminfo installed, and the
> > files for the various terminal definitions are in
> > '/usr/lib/terminfo' right where they are supposed
> > be.
> > Then I went to see what the man pages said about
> > The man program worked, but it comes back and
> > "No manual entry for tset", or for any programs.
> > made sure that I had a good MANPATH, and exported
> > Did not help. I have a valid '/etc.man.config'
> > and if I start man with the -d option, it echoes
> > the paths as listed in the '/etc.man.config' file.
> > Even when I specify the man path directory by
> > 'man -M /usr/man man
> > ', it still says it can not find the man page.
> > My PATH works fine, but who knows what else does
> > really work.
> > I could really use a little help with this
> > I am running Win 2k all of the cygwin programs are
> > to date. My shell is bash. Below is the out put
> > 'cygcheck -s'.
> > [snip]
> First off, please *attach* the output of cygcheck,
> as per
> <http://cygwin.com/bugs.html>, due to it introducing
> false positives into
> archives search when in the body of the message.
> Secondly, read the following thread:
> An archive search for "terminfo" found it, BTW.
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