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diff --git a/contrib/ncurses/man/tic.1m b/contrib/ncurses/man/tic.1m
index 7f8fe496593f..40f790ca0f38 100644
--- a/contrib/ncurses/man/tic.1m
+++ b/contrib/ncurses/man/tic.1m
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
.\"***************************************************************************
-.\" Copyright (c) 1998,1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc. *
+.\" Copyright (c) 1998,1999,2000 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: tic.1m,v 1.25 1999/03/07 02:07:06 tom Exp $
+.\" $Id: tic.1m,v 1.26 2000/03/19 02:18:18 tom Exp $
.TH tic 1M ""
.ds n 5
.ds d @DATADIR@/terminfo
@@ -41,6 +41,7 @@ I\
N\
R\
T\
+a\
c\
f\
r\
@@ -72,8 +73,14 @@ Libraries that read terminfo entries are expected to check for a TERMINFO
directory first, look at \fI$HOME/.terminfo\fR if TERMINFO is not set, and
finally look in \fI\*d\fR.
.TP
+\fB-a\fR
+tells \fBtic\fP to retain commented-out capabilities rather than discarding
+them. Capabilities are commented by prefixing them with a period.
+This sets the \fB-x\fR option, because it treats the commented-out
+entries as user-defined names.
+.TP
\fB-c\fR
-specifies to only check \fIfile\fR for errors, including syntax problems and
+tells \fBtic\fP to only check \fIfile\fR for errors, including syntax problems and
bad use links. If you specify \fB-C\fR (\fB-I\fR) with this option, the code
will print warnings about entries which, after use resolution, are more than
1023 (4096) bytes long. Due to a fixed buffer length in older termcap
@@ -171,6 +178,9 @@ are written, and the number of entries which are compiled.
.TP
\fB-x\fR
Treat unknown capabilities as user-defined.
+That is, if you supply a capability name which \fBtic\fP does not recognize,
+it will infer its type (boolean, number or string) from the syntax and
+make an extended table entry for that.
.TP
\fIfile\fR
contains one or more \fBterminfo\fR terminal descriptions in source
@@ -251,16 +261,17 @@ The error messages from this \fBtic\fR have the same format as GNU C
error messages, and can be parsed by GNU Emacs's compile facility.
The
-\fB-o\fR,
+\fB-C\fR,
\fB-G\fR,
\fB-I\fR,
-\fB-C\fR,
\fB-N\fR,
\fB-R\fR,
+\fB-T\fR,
+\fB-a\fR,
\fB-e\fR,
\fB-f\fR,
\fB-g\fR,
-\fB-T\fR,
+\fB-o\fR,
\fB-r\fR,
\fB-s\fR and
\fB-x\fR