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Re: lynx-dev Lynx 2.8.3 with MingW32 and arrows

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Lynx 2.8.3 with MingW32 and arrows
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 05:55:46 -0500
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On Mon, Nov 13, 2000 at 10:13:02PM -0800, Doug Kaufman wrote:

> I went back and checked. I had misinterpreted what was happening.
> The cygwin terminfo description and the cygwin termcap both seem to
> work. I was fooled by a version of less that had a built in fallback
> termcap for cygwin which doesn't work properly. When I removed the
> /etc/termcap file, I had thought that less was using the ncurses
> terminfo file, but it was using a faulty internal termcap. Sorry for
> the confusion and misinformation. Lynx with ncurses under cygwin has
> been working properly; it was my memory that wasn't.

less could probably be compiled with ncurses to do that, but since the termcap
port was there on cygwin first (and libtermcap is bundled with cygwin), I have
an impression that it's built with libtermcap.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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