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1 files changed, 15 insertions, 15 deletions
diff --git a/contrib/ncurses/man/term.7 b/contrib/ncurses/man/term.7
index 5d51e92e6ed4..0a77cf694bd3 100644
--- a/contrib/ncurses/man/term.7
+++ b/contrib/ncurses/man/term.7
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
-.\" Copyright (c) 1998-2000,2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc. *
+.\" Copyright (c) 1998-2003,2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc. *
.\" *
.\" Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a *
.\" copy of this software and associated documentation files (the *
@@ -26,7 +26,7 @@
.\" authorization. *
-.\" $Id: term.7,v 1.13 2002/04/20 16:50:47 tom Exp $
+.\" $Id: term.7,v 1.15 2006/02/25 21:47:06 tom Exp $
.ds n 5
.ds d @TERMINFO@
@@ -65,16 +65,16 @@ which you wish to override the system default type for your line.
Terminal type descriptions are stored as files of capability data underneath
\*d. To browse a list of all terminal names recognized by the system, do
toe | more
from your shell. These capability files are in a binary format optimized for
retrieval speed (unlike the old text-based \fBtermcap\fR format they replace);
to examine an entry, you must use the \fBinfocmp\fR(1) command. Invoke it as
infocmp \fIentry-name\fR
where \fIentry-name\fR is the name of the type you wish to examine (and the
name of its capability file the subdirectory of \*d named for its first
letter). This command dumps a capability file in the text format described by
@@ -96,7 +96,7 @@ terminals that also explains how to parse them:
First, choose a root name. The root will consist of a lower-case letter
followed by up to seven lower-case letters or digits. You need to avoid using
punctuation characters in root names, because they are used and interpreted as
-filenames and shell meta-characters (such as !, $, *, ? etc.) embedded in them
+filenames and shell meta-characters (such as !, $, *, ?, etc.) embedded in them
may cause odd and unhelpful behavior. The slash (/), or any other character
that may be interpreted by anyone's file system (\e, $, [, ]), is especially
dangerous (terminfo is platform-independent, and choosing names with special
@@ -136,29 +136,29 @@ with another that has this suffix and uses magic cookies to support multiple
.TP 5
-Enable auto-margin (right-margin wraparound)
+Enable auto-margin (right-margin wraparound).
.TP 5
-Mono mode - suppress color support
+Mono mode - suppress color support.
.TP 5
No arrow keys - termcap ignores arrow keys which are actually there on the
terminal, so the user can use the arrow keys locally.
.TP 5
-No auto-margin - suppress am capability
+No auto-margin - suppress am capability.
.TP 5
-No labels - suppress soft labels
+No labels - suppress soft labels.
.TP 5
-No status line - suppress status line
+No status line - suppress status line.
.TP 5
Has a printer port which is used.
.TP 5
-Terminal in reverse video mode (black on white)
+Terminal in reverse video mode (black on white).
.TP 5
Enable status line.
@@ -190,10 +190,10 @@ should be unique within the first 14 characters.
compiled terminal capability data base
.TP 5
-tty line initialization (AT&T-like UNIXes).
+tty line initialization (AT&T-like UNIXes)
.TP 5
-tty line initialization (BSD-like UNIXes).
+tty line initialization (BSD-like UNIXes)
\fBcurses\fR(3X), \fBterminfo\fR(\*n), \fBterm\fR(\*n).