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Re: vim under cygwin

On Tue, 20 Dec 2005, Luke Vanderfluit wrote:

> Hi.
> I'm a vi user :-)
> I recently started using cygwin, so forgive me if this is an obvious one.
> I want to use vi under cygwin but I'm having trouble with terminal settings.
> apparently these are the possible term settings.
> builtin_ansi
> builtin_xterm
> builtin_iris-ansi
> builtin_dumb
> However, none of these work right.
> Can someone advise me on the term settings for windows XP/cygwin or
> point me to an appropriate resource.

Just to clarify: if you use the default cmd.exe "console" window (i.e.,
the default Cygwin shortcut), then your TERM is "cygwin".  If you use
rxvt or xterm, you'd use TERM="xterm", of course...
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