Alex Farrell WA15 consultant <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Hi all,
> Well, I'm sure *someone* must have seen the error:
> Error opening terminal: generic.
> when running texconfig.
> I make'd teTeX v1.0.7, with the texmf dir correctly identified, and all
> was successful. However, make install fails with the above error when it
> runs texconfig. Any suggestions would be very much appreciated.
Try setting the TERM environment variable to vt100. In a Bourne-style
shell, that would be:
texconfig uses dialog, and I bet your $TERM is "generic", which dialog
and I have never heard of. Just a guess.
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