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Re: Help with error in vi and man

On 5/7/05, Christopher Faylor <> wrote:
> On Fri, May 06, 2005 at 10:59:22PM -0600, Trevor Osatchuk wrote:
> >When starting up vi/vim I get the following error:
> >
> >E558: Terminal entry not found in terminfo
> >'cygwin' not known. Available builtin terminals are:
> >builtin_ansi
> >builtin_xterm
> >builtin_iris-ansi
> >builtin_dumb
> >defaulting to ansi
> >
> >Help does not work for vim I get the error:
> >
> >E433: No tags file
> >E149: Sorry, no help for help.txt
> >
> >Also when I type in the man command, man ls for example, all I get is
> >(END) and no man page.  Like it paged to the end.  I don't currently
> >have a pager environment variable.  My manpath is correct.
> >
> >Any ideas?
> Run the cygwin version of vim, i.e., /usr/bin/vim?  You're obviously
> running some other version.  "which vim" would probably show which
> version you're running.
Obviously is a strong word!  Which vim yeilds /usr/bin/vim.  I have
seen these symtoms in other posts, though no solutions.

Thanks for your help!


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