ncurses 5.6 - patch 20080621
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+<STRONG><A HREF="infocmp.1m.html">infocmp(1m)</A></STRONG>                                                 <STRONG><A HREF="infocmp.1m.html">infocmp(1m)</A></STRONG>
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 <H2>NAME</H2><PRE>
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 <H2>SYNOPSIS</H2><PRE>
-       <STRONG>infocmp</STRONG> [<STRONG>-1CEFGILTVcdegilnpqrtu</STRONG>]
+       <STRONG>infocmp</STRONG> [<STRONG>-1CEFGILTUVcdegilnpqrtux</STRONG>]
              [<STRONG>-v</STRONG> <EM>n</EM>] [<STRONG>-s</STRONG> <STRONG>d</STRONG>| <STRONG>i</STRONG>| <STRONG>l</STRONG>| <STRONG>c</STRONG>] [<STRONG>-R</STRONG> <STRONG>subset</STRONG>]
              [<STRONG>-w</STRONG> <EM>width</EM>] [<STRONG>-A</STRONG> <EM>directory</EM>] [<STRONG>-B</STRONG> <EM>directory</EM>]
              [<EM>termname</EM>...]
        for each terminal named.
 
       <STRONG>-I</STRONG>   use the <STRONG>terminfo</STRONG> names
-
       <STRONG>-L</STRONG>   use the long C variable name listed in &lt;<STRONG>term.h</STRONG>&gt;
       <STRONG>-C</STRONG>   use the <STRONG>termcap</STRONG> names
       <STRONG>-r</STRONG>   when using <STRONG>-C</STRONG>, put out all capabilities in <STRONG>termcap</STRONG> form
        The  <STRONG>-u</STRONG>  option  produces a <STRONG>terminfo</STRONG> source description of
        the first terminal <EM>termname</EM> which is relative to  the  sum
        of  the  descriptions  given  by the entries for the other
-       terminals  <EM>termnames</EM>.   It  does  this  by  analyzing  the
-       differences  between  the  first  <EM>termname</EM>  and  the other
+       terminals <EM>termnames</EM>.  It does this by analyzing  the  dif-
+       ferences   between   the  first  <EM>termname</EM>  and  the  other
        <EM>termnames</EM> and producing a description with <STRONG>use=</STRONG> fields for
        the  other  terminals.   In this manner, it is possible to
        retrofit  generic  terminfo  entries  into  a   terminal's
             the capability string with sections  matching  recog-
             nized  actions  translated into {}-bracketed descrip-
             tions.  Here  is  a  list  of  the  DEC/ANSI  special
-            sequences recognized:
+            sequences recognized: i.
 
                   Action        Meaning
                   -----------------------------------------
                   RC            restore cursor
                   LL            home-down
                   RSR           reset scroll region
-
+                  -----------------------------------------
+                  DECSTR        soft reset (VT320)
+                  S7C1T         7-bit controls (VT220)
+                  -----------------------------------------
                   ISO DEC G0    enable DEC graphics for G0
                   ISO UK G0     enable UK chars for G0
                   ISO US G0     enable US chars for G0
                   ISO DEC G1    enable DEC graphics for G1
                   ISO UK G1     enable UK chars for G1
                   ISO US G1     enable US chars for G1
-
+                  -----------------------------------------
                   DECPAM        application keypad mode
                   DECPNM        normal keypad mode
                   DECANSI       enter ANSI mode
-
+                  -----------------------------------------
+                  ECMA[+-]AM    keyboard action mode
+                  ECMA[+-]IRM   insert replace mode
+                  ECMA[+-]SRM   send receive mode
+                  ECMA[+-]LNM   linefeed mode
+                  -----------------------------------------
                   DEC[+-]CKM    application cursor keys
                   DEC[+-]ANM    set VT52 mode
                   DEC[+-]COLM   132-column mode
+
                   DEC[+-]SCLM   smooth scroll
                   DEC[+-]SCNM   reverse video mode
                   DEC[+-]OM     origin mode
             All but NORMAL may be prefixed with `+' (turn on)  or
             `-' (turn off).
 
-            An   SGR0  designates  an  empty  highlight  sequence
-            (equivalent to {SGR:NORMAL}).
-       -
-          Set output format to terminfo.
+       An SGR0 designates an empty highlight sequence (equivalent
+       to {SGR:NORMAL}).
+
+       <STRONG>-l</STRONG>   Set output format to terminfo.
 
        <STRONG>-p</STRONG>   Ignore padding specifications when comparing strings.
 
             Normally  when  translating from terminfo to termcap,
             untranslatable capabilities are commented-out.
 
+       <STRONG>-U</STRONG>   tells <STRONG>infocmp</STRONG> to  not  post-process  the  data  after
+            parsing  the  source  file.   This feature helps when
+            comparing the actual contents of  two  source  files,
+            since  it  excludes the inferences that <STRONG>infocmp</STRONG> makes
+            to fill in missing data.
+
        <STRONG>-V</STRONG>   reports the version of ncurses which was used in this
             program, and exits.
 
        <STRONG>-w</STRONG> <EM>width</EM>
             changes the output to <EM>width</EM> characters.
 
+       <STRONG>-x</STRONG>   print   information  for  user-defined  capabilities.
+            These are extensions to the terminfo repertoire which
+            can be loaded using the <STRONG>-x</STRONG> option of <STRONG>tic</STRONG>.
+
 
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 <H2>FILES</H2><PRE>
 
        The <STRONG>-r</STRONG> option's notion of `termcap' capabilities is System
        V Release 4's.  Actual BSD curses  versions  will  have  a
-       more  restricted  set.  To see only the 4.4BSD set, use -r
-       -RBSD.
+       more  restricted  set.  To see only the 4.4BSD set, use <STRONG>-r</STRONG>
+       <STRONG>-RBSD</STRONG>.
 
 
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 <H2>BUGS</H2><PRE>
-       The -F option of <STRONG><A HREF="infocmp.1m.html">infocmp(1m)</A></STRONG> should be a <STRONG><A HREF="toe.1m.html">toe(1m)</A></STRONG> mode.
+       The <STRONG>-F</STRONG> option of <STRONG><A HREF="infocmp.1m.html">infocmp(1m)</A></STRONG> should be a <STRONG><A HREF="toe.1m.html">toe(1m)</A></STRONG> mode.
 
 
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 <H2>SEE ALSO</H2><PRE>
-       <STRONG><A HREF="infocmp.1m.html">infocmp(1m)</A></STRONG>,   <STRONG><A HREF="captoinfo.1m.html">captoinfo(1m)</A></STRONG>,   <STRONG><A HREF="infotocap.1m.html">infotocap(1m)</A></STRONG>,    <STRONG><A HREF="tic.1m.html">tic(1m)</A></STRONG>,
-       <STRONG><A HREF="toe.1m.html">toe(1m)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="terminfo.5.html">terminfo(5)</A></STRONG>.
+       <STRONG><A HREF="captoinfo.1m.html">captoinfo(1m)</A></STRONG>,    <STRONG><A HREF="infotocap.1m.html">infotocap(1m)</A></STRONG>,     <STRONG><A HREF="tic.1m.html">tic(1m)</A></STRONG>,     <STRONG><A HREF="toe.1m.html">toe(1m)</A></STRONG>,
+       <STRONG><A HREF="ncurses.3x.html">curses(3x)</A></STRONG>, <STRONG><A HREF="terminfo.5.html">terminfo(5)</A></STRONG>.
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+       This describes <STRONG>ncurses</STRONG> version 5.6 (patch 20080621).
 
 
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 <H2>AUTHOR</H2><PRE>
        Eric S. Raymond &lt;esr@snark.thyrsus.com&gt; and
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+       Thomas E. Dickey &lt;dickey@invisible-island.net&gt;
 
 
 
+                                                            <STRONG><A HREF="infocmp.1m.html">infocmp(1m)</A></STRONG>
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