Bug 3546 - Running screen from an X terminal gives a termcap warning
Summary: Running screen from an X terminal gives a termcap warning
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: screen
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
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Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-06-17 21:56 UTC by Brian Ryner
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-08-31 19:21:59 UTC

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Description Brian Ryner 1999-06-17 21:56:51 UTC
If I start screen from an X terminal (such as
gnome-terminal), I get the message:

tgetent: warning: termcap entry too long

Screen still works though.  I'm using the updated screen
package (screen-3.7.6-9).

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-06-17 22:37:59 UTC
Hm... that message is actually from bash. Dunno why it pops
up there and not on the console.

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 1999-08-17 22:42:59 UTC
It's a warning from libtermcap that the termcap entry
for screen is over 1023 bytes.

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 1999-08-31 19:21:59 UTC
fixed in libtermcap-2.0.8-17, in next Raw Hide release.

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