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[BLFS Trac] #3001: xterm instruction forcing TERMINFO=/usr/lib/terminfo BLFS Trac Wed Dec 23 07:00:19 2009

#3001: xterm instruction forcing TERMINFO=/usr/lib/terminfo
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 Reporter:  omero   |       Owner:  [EMAIL PROTECTED]                   
     Type:  task    |      Status:  new                           
 Priority:  normal  |   Milestone:  6.5                           
Component:  BOOK    |     Version:  SVN                           
 Severity:  normal  |    Keywords:  xterm terminfo ncurses        
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 In current blfs-svn book, the xterm chapter will force configuration
 with TERMINFO=/usr/lib/terminfo, whit the following rationale:

 {{{
 TERMINFO=/usr/lib/terminfo: This ensures that the xterm terminfo
 file is installed to the system terminfo database
 when the installation prefix is not /usr.
 }}}

 However, Ncurses-5.7 (lfs-6.5, chapter 6) gets configured to store
 terminfo database in /usr/share/terminfo (`tic' command uses
 that path by default).

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