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

And behold, Ken Bloom flailed at a keyboard and did expound:
> 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:
>> >
>> > And behold, Peter Jay Salzman flailed at a keyboard and did expound:
>> >
>> > >    export TERM=linux
>> >
>> > That didn't work,
>> 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)

D'oh!  Sorry about that.  The remote system is Solaris 9.

Richard S. Crawford (AIM: Buffalo2K)
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