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terminfo entry for cygwin missing "el" entry
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-idd at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2003 19:27:37 -0400
- Subject: terminfo entry for cygwin missing "el" entry
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
I was just rebuilding less for cygwin 1.5.0 (turns out that I have a 6G
strace file that less doesn't care for) and, in the process of
rebuilding less, inadvertently built less with ncurses (I normally build
it with termcap to avoid the ncurses dependency). I probably wouldn't
even have noticed that less defaulted to this if not for the fact that
it started reporting that the terminal wasn't fully functional.
Setting 'el=\E[K' to the terminfo file seems to make less work, and it
seems to be the right thing to do for terminfo/ncurses.
If this makes sense, could it be included in the next ncurses release?
(I will revert less to just use termcap, but I wanted to report this
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