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Re: PROBLEM SOLVED: NT/2000 failure
>>Well, actually the terminfo database is about 1M unpacked, or about 1/3
>>of the total (due to the large number of small files, and large number
>>of directories, usage is highly file-system dependent).
> Yes, but isn't the real truth that all but one of those hundreds of
> entries will never be used? That is, the terminal that is required on an
> NT box will always be "cygwin", and never a DEC terminal, etc.?
Sort of. many terminfo entries have dependencies on other entries, so
it's not that simple. for a bare-bones terminfo database, take a look here:
and run tic on it. It'll create a minimal set of entries (including
cygwin) that takes only a few K.
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