ncurses 1.9.9g error msg: "error opening terminal: console"

ncurses 1.9.9g error msg: "error opening terminal: console"

Post by Paul Elli » Wed, 25 Dec 1996 04:00:00



Just did the 'make' for ncurses 1.9.9g and (as the documentation
suggests) went to run the test programs before installing the new libs,
etc over the old ones (ncurses 1.8.6). When I ran ncurses or any
other test program I got the error msg: "error opening terminal:
console". I _do_ have a symbolic link /usr/lib/terminfo/c/console
pointing to /usr/lib/terminfo/l/linux. $TERM variable is: "console". I
thought that's all that was necessary. Guess not. Any help appreciated.

Tnx,
Paul Ellis

 
 
 

ncurses 1.9.9g error msg: "error opening terminal: console"

Post by T.E.Dicke » Thu, 26 Dec 1996 04:00:00


: Just did the 'make' for ncurses 1.9.9g and (as the documentation
between 1.9.9e and 1.9.9g we changed the location of terminfo to
/usr/share/terminfo (as you'll find when you install 1.9.9g).
To test, set the environment variable TERMINFO to the actual path
of your terminfo database, e.g.,

        setenv TERMINFO /usr/lib/terminfo

(it's in the installation instructions ;-)

: suggests) went to run the test programs before installing the new libs,
: etc over the old ones (ncurses 1.8.6). When I ran ncurses or any
: other test program I got the error msg: "error opening terminal:
: console". I _do_ have a symbolic link /usr/lib/terminfo/c/console
: pointing to /usr/lib/terminfo/l/linux. $TERM variable is: "console". I
: thought that's all that was necessary. Guess not. Any help appreciated.

: Tnx,
: Paul Ellis

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