Timothy H. Legant
tim at catseye.net
Sun Oct 30 06:58:44 PST 2005
Jonas Trollvik <jontro at xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Thanks a lot, this made emacs compile and install. However emacs wont
> start and gives me the following error message:
> emacs: Cannot open termcap database file
> is there a command I need to do to build the termcap or why is it doing this?
<grin> Yeah. The `make update' you ran after installing world
screwed your /etc/termcap symlink. This is now fixed in HEAD (I think
by corecode... you can find a reference in the `commits' newsgroup, if
In any case, if you check /etc/termcap, you'll see it points to
/misc/termcap, which is wrong. Remove the link and recreate it
pointing to /usr/share/misc/termcap.
tim at xxxxxxxxxxx
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