1.7.1 release date? (termcap)

Thomas Wolff towo@towo.net
Thu Nov 19 16:24:00 GMT 2009

Christopher Faylor schrieb:
> We should consider termcap dead at this point.  I don't even have a
> /etc/termcap on my most recent Ubuntu and gentoo systems and I obviously
> haven't missed it.
Portable software has to live without it now but software might 
optionally look for both, also it's actually a useful reference for 
occasional manual look-up of terminal features, so as long as 
/etc/termcap exists, it should be kept up-to-date. I think I made this 
suggestion some time ago already about another bug in termcap: either 
fix it or delete it.


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