NCurses Problem?

Rudolf Floers r.floers at
Wed Mar 28 06:42:49 PST 2001

> when I copy /usr/bin/clear and /lib/libncurses* from a fully built LFS 2.4.4
> System to a static LFS 2.4.4 System (the one after chapter bla, which is
> used to building packages dynamically) one would expect the "clear" command to
> work, no?
> But instead, all I get is "´linux´: unknown terminal type". Or whatever I
> change the TERM variable to...
> Does anyone have a solution for this?

yeah, you need the terminfo database files for all those terminals
you want to use. these files get installed into /usr/share/terminfo/.

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