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Re: Windows 2000: "WARNING: terminal is not fully functional" and pro blems with vi
- To: "cygwin at cygwin dot com" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Subject: Re: Windows 2000: "WARNING: terminal is not fully functional" and pro blems with vi
- From: "Mark Paulus" <commpg at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 08:11:57 -0600
- Reply-To: "Mark Paulus" <commpg at yahoo dot com>
Where did you include the cygcheck output? (If it's an attachment, it didn't make
A couple of things to check. What is the value of $TERM? You can check this either
doing an 'echo $TERM', or doing an 'infocmp'.
What are the first couple of lines of output from the 'infocmp' command?
(Mine looks like this:
# Reconstructed via infocmp from file: /usr/share/terminfo/c/cygwin
cygwin|ansi emulation for Cygwin,
It sounds like you either have a funky terminal type set, or your aren't finding
your terminfo database. 'infocmp' will help you determine that....
On Fri, 31 Aug 2001 09:59:04 -0400, Schmiederer, John \(CRD\) wrote:
> As of a couple days ago, my cygwin terminal has been acting up. Whenever I use the 'less'
>command I get the warning that my terminal is not fully functional. When I use vi, the cursor never
>moves from the top left corner. I can type the command to go to line five and then insert or delete
>characters, but I can't see my self doing it. Also, the colors for vi variables and comments and
>everything else changed.
> I first noticed the problem after I installed both Matlab and Rational Rose software. I have
>tried uninstalling, and reinstalling cygwin, but I still get the same error. I have also included
>the output of 'cygcheck -s -v -r'.
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