xterm not working

Thomas Dickey dickey@his.com
Mon Nov 30 10:11:00 GMT 2009

On Mon, 30 Nov 2009, Andy Koppe wrote:

> 2009/11/30 Thomas Dickey:
>>>>   Gone for Thanksgiving break, return and update cygwin, and now xterm
>>>> does not show anymore.  I have not upgraded to the latest 1.7 (I am waiting
>>>> for the official release).  I read the other messages and nothing seems to
>>>> work.
>>>>   Does anyone have a SIMPLE solution to this problem.
>>> Downgrade the termcap package until there is another update thereto.
>> I didn't see that one (what was the issue?)
> The latest termcap, which was automatically generated from terminfo,
> has entries longer than 1K in it.

ok... (I thought cygwin was using GNU termcap, which supposedly works
with longer entries - though I recall _that_ being fixed more than once).

Thomas E. Dickey
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