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Bug 9245 - termcap is obsolete
termcap is obsolete
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: termcap (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2000-02-08 15:25 EST by juhtolv
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-08 15:51:52 EST
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Description juhtolv 2000-02-08 15:25:29 EST
/etc/termcap is obsolete in Red Hat. Currently Red hat uses version 9.12.0
but according to homepage of Eric S. Raymond the latest available version
is 10.2.7.


And therefore it is real pain in the ass to log in to Red Hat from some
machine and terminal with termcap/terminfo entries like rxvt or dtterm. And
it would be very nice to include an entry called "xterm-debian", too:

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-02-08 15:51:59 EST
Fixed in the termcap in rawhide.

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