Too large cygwin entry in termcap file

Christopher Faylor cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Jun 12 14:17:00 GMT 2001


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On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 11:13:33PM +0200, Alois Steindl wrote:
>Hello,
>when I tried to compile the fweb package with cygwin
>(according to log file version cygwin-1.1.8-2) I experienced strange
>problems with the calls to tgetent.
>
>So I got the most recent termcap source distribution (20001020-1)
>and played with it. The problems (STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION)
>remained the same. When I switched to a different TERM
>variable, eg vt100, the problem disappeared.
>
>It seems to me that the linux and cygwin entries in the
>termcap file are longer than 1024 characters, which could be the
>cause of the problem. After increasing the corresponding
>array size, the program ran successfully.

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