[B20.1] troubles with ncurses examples

Mumit Khan khan@xraylith.wisc.edu
Sun Feb 28 23:02:00 GMT 1999

On Wed, 3 Feb 1999, Chris wrote:

> I've loaded ncurses-4.2 and compiled and installed it on windows NT
> under cygwin (b20.1).
> I'm trying to run the examples but it fails. I got a "Error opening
> terminal : cygwin".
> Am I doing something wrong ?
> Hope this is not a stupid question...

That means that either you have not installed the terminfo files or
your TERM setting is not appropriate.

For cygwin, I strongly suggest create a few fallbacks; I always include
cygwin, vt100 and xterm, so the end users don't have to have all those
terminfo files if they don't want to.


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