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Re: cygwin-1.3.20-1 breaks termcaps
- From: Ronald Landheer-Cieslak <ronald at landheer dot com>
- To: fenk at in dot tum dot de
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 13:25:13 +0100 (CET)
- Subject: Re: cygwin-1.3.20-1 breaks termcaps
BTW: does the file /usr/share/terminfo/v/vt100 exist? If your programs
complain about a non-existant terminfo file, that might be it.
Pure conjecture and WAGing though!
On Wed, 26 Feb 2003, Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:
> This won't help you fix your problem, but might stop you from running into
> new ones.. (see below)
> On Tue, 25 Feb 2003 fenk at in dot tum dot de wrote:
> > On Tuesday, February 18, 2003 at 17:13:20, Robert Fenk wrote:
> > > On Tuesday, February 18, 2003 at 10:10:47, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > > > On Tue, 18 Feb 2003 fenk at in dot tum dot de wrote:
> > > [...]
> > > > Umm, you could provide your actual system configuration (the
> > > > output of "cygcheck -svr") as a *non-compressed* text *attachment*
> > > > (as per <http://cygwin.com/bugs.html>).
> > > > Igor
> > >
> > > Here it is the good 1.30.19-1 and the bad 1.3.20-1
> > Hmm, still having the problem. After upgrading to 1.3.20-1,
> > I just copied the old version of cygwin1.dll into /bin and
> > it works.
> > I used "strace" in order to see if there are accesses to
> > /etc/termcap, but I did not find one.
> > Is there a way/instruction to install a second clean and
> > minimal cygwin version?
> You *cannot* have two different Cygwin versions on the same system at the
> same time (if both Cygwin versions are in the PATH and/or one can find
> the other). You should not try to install two Cygwin's on the same machine
> (unless you *really* know what you are doing - in any case no one in this
> list will help you get it going (unless they are in the kindest mood
> As for your problem - I can't reproduce it on my machine, so I can't help
> you :(
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