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rather than exiting. It is safe but redundant to check
the return value of <STRONG>initscr</STRONG> in XSI Curses.
+ If the TERM variable is missing or empty, <STRONG>initscr</STRONG> uses the
+ value "unknown", which normally corresponds to a terminal
+ entry with the <EM>generic</EM> (<EM>gn</EM>) capability. Generic entries
+ are detected by <STRONG><A HREF="curs_terminfo.3x.html">curs_terminfo(3x)</A></STRONG> and cannot be used for full-
+ screen operation. Other implementations may handle a
+ missing/empty TERM variable differently.
+
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<H2>SEE ALSO</H2><PRE>
<STRONG><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_kernel.3x.html">curs_kernel(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_refresh.3x.html">curs_refresh(3x)</A></STRONG>,
- <STRONG><A HREF="curs_slk.3x.html">curs_slk(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_util.3x.html">curs_util(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_variables.3x.html">curs_variables(3x)</A></STRONG>.
+ <STRONG><A HREF="curs_slk.3x.html">curs_slk(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_terminfo.3x.html">curs_terminfo(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="curs_util.3x.html">curs_util(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG>curs_vari-</STRONG>
+ <STRONG><A HREF="curs_variables.3x.html">ables(3x)</A></STRONG>.