Splitting the ncurses RPM

Miroslav Lichvar mlichvar at redhat.com
Thu Jun 7 09:08:55 EDT 2007

On Wed, Jun 06, 2007 at 02:07:05PM -0400, Jim Gettys wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-06-06 at 17:13 +0200, Miroslav Lichvar wrote:
> > In /lib/terminfo should be only a minimal set that might be required
> > when doing system administration with /usr unmounted. Wondering how
> > xterm got there.
> yes, sometimes you bring up a system  to single user, mount /usr, and
> run xinit to get yourself some windowing while you mess with the
> machine.  Having xterm there makes perfect sense.

If /usr is mounted, xterm entry can be in /usr/share/terminfo. Or
can Xserver work without /usr/share?

Miroslav Lichvar

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