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Re: Cannot open /etc/termcap



On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 05:17:28AM -0500, Sam Fourman Jr. wrote:
>
> >
> > > csh: Cannot open /etc/termcap.
> > > csh: using dumb terminal settings.
> >
> > Are you sure /usr/share/misc/termcap isn't empty and accesible
> > on the target machine?
> > lrwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel    23B May 31  2007 /etc/termcap@ ->
> > /usr/share/misc/termcap
> >
> 
> I receive the following
> %cp /usr/share/misc/termcap /etc/termcap
> cp: /etc/termcap and /usr/share/misc/termcap are identical (not copied).
> 
> 
> is there a quick fix to this?

A quick fix would be to scp /usr/share/misc/termcap from your home
machine to ~/.termcap on the remote host.

Then ssh into remote host and:

$ echo "TERMCAP=$HOME/.termcap" >> ~/.ssh/environment

Log out and ssh in again.

Might work.

Regards,

-- 

 Frank 


 Contact info: http://www.shute.org.uk/misc/contact.html 

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