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Re: [vox-tech] Cygwin's Identity Crisis
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Re: [vox-tech] Cygwin's Identity Crisis



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On Tue, 8 Mar 2005 12:13:43 -0500
p@dirac.org (Peter Jay Salzman) wrote:

> On Tue 08 Mar 05,  9:08 AM, Richard S. Crawford
> <rscrawford@mossroot.com> said:
> >=20
> > And behold, Peter Jay Salzman flailed at a keyboard and did expound:
> >=20
> > >    export TERM=3Dlinux
> >=20
> > That didn't work,
>=20
> Wierd!  I was really expecting it to.  I am HIGHLY interested in the
> exact wording vi gave you when you tried to run vi with TERM set to
> linux.  I guess that means Cygwin's terminfo doesn't support the
> "linux" terminal. Considering what Cygwin is, perhaps that does make
> sense.  Dunno.

He's not editing a local file in Cygwin -- he's used Cygwin to SSH into
some other random system, but hasn't told us what that system is.

(It would be nice to know what that system is)

> > but:
> >=20
> >      export TERM=3Dxterm
> >=20
> > worked just fine.
>=20
> Yeah, sorry bout that.  I was going to suggest that too.  Then I got
> side tracked by writing about csh and forgot to mention it.  I'm still
> kind of shocked that vi didn't recognize the linux terminal.
>=20
> Pete



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