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-</PRE>
-<H2><a name="h2-NAME">NAME</a></H2><PRE>
+</PRE><H2><a name="h2-NAME">NAME</a></H2><PRE>
        <STRONG>infocmp</STRONG> - compare or print out <EM>terminfo</EM> descriptions
 
 
-</PRE>
-<H2><a name="h2-SYNOPSIS">SYNOPSIS</a></H2><PRE>
-       <STRONG>infocmp</STRONG> [<STRONG>-1CDEFGIKLTUVcdegilnpqrtux</STRONG>]
+</PRE><H2><a name="h2-SYNOPSIS">SYNOPSIS</a></H2><PRE>
+       <STRONG>infocmp</STRONG> [<STRONG>-1CDEFGIKLTUVWcdegilnpqrtux</STRONG>]
              [<STRONG>-v</STRONG> <EM>n</EM>] [<STRONG>-s</STRONG> <STRONG>d</STRONG>| <STRONG>i</STRONG>| <STRONG>l</STRONG>| <STRONG>c</STRONG>] [<STRONG>-Q</STRONG> <EM>n</EM>] [<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>...]
 
 
-</PRE>
-<H2><a name="h2-DESCRIPTION">DESCRIPTION</a></H2><PRE>
+</PRE><H2><a name="h2-DESCRIPTION">DESCRIPTION</a></H2><PRE>
        <STRONG>infocmp</STRONG>  can  be  used  to compare a binary <STRONG>terminfo</STRONG> entry
        with other terminfo entries, rewrite a  <STRONG>terminfo</STRONG>  descrip-
        tion  to  take  advantage  of  the <STRONG>use=</STRONG> terminfo field, or
        fields, followed by the string fields.
 
 
-</PRE>
-<H3><a name="h3-Default-Options">Default Options</a></H3><PRE>
+</PRE><H3><a name="h3-Default-Options">Default Options</a></H3><PRE>
        If  no options are specified and zero or one <EM>termnames</EM> are
        specified, the <STRONG>-I</STRONG> option will be assumed.   If  more  than
        one <EM>termname</EM> is specified, the <STRONG>-d</STRONG> option will be assumed.
 
 
-</PRE>
-<H3><a name="h3-Comparison-Options-_-d_-_-c_-_-n_">Comparison Options [-d] [-c] [-n]</a></H3><PRE>
+</PRE><H3><a name="h3-Comparison-Options-_-d_-_-c_-_-n_">Comparison Options [-d] [-c] [-n]</a></H3><PRE>
        <STRONG>infocmp</STRONG>  compares  the  <STRONG>terminfo</STRONG>  description of the first
        terminal <EM>termname</EM> with each of the descriptions  given  by
        the  entries  for  the  other  terminal's <EM>termnames</EM>.  If a
        anything was left out of a description.
 
 
-</PRE>
-<H3><a name="h3-Source-Listing-Options-_-I_-_-L_-_-C_-_-r_">Source Listing Options [-I] [-L] [-C] [-r]</a></H3><PRE>
+</PRE><H3><a name="h3-Source-Listing-Options-_-I_-_-L_-_-C_-_-r_">Source Listing Options [-I] [-L] [-C] [-r]</a></H3><PRE>
        The  <STRONG>-I</STRONG>,  <STRONG>-L</STRONG>, and <STRONG>-C</STRONG> options will produce a source listing
        for each terminal named.
 
 
        For best results when converting to  <STRONG>termcap</STRONG>  format,  you
        should use both <STRONG>-C</STRONG> and <STRONG>-r</STRONG>.  Normally a termcap description
-       is limited to 1023 bytes.  infocmp trims away less  essen-
+       is limited to 1023 bytes.  <STRONG>infocmp</STRONG> trims away less  essen-
        tial  parts  to make it fit.  If you are converting to one
        of the (rare)  termcap  implementations  which  accept  an
        unlimited  size  of  termcap,  you  may want to add the <STRONG>-T</STRONG>
      <STRONG>%p2</STRONG> is printed before <STRONG>%p1</STRONG>   <STRONG>%r</STRONG>        hp
 
 
-</PRE>
-<H3><a name="h3-Use_-Option-_-u_">Use= Option [-u]</a></H3><PRE>
+</PRE><H3><a name="h3-Use_-Option-_-u_">Use= Option [-u]</a></H3><PRE>
        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
        needed.
 
    <STRONG>Changing</STRONG> <STRONG>Databases</STRONG> <STRONG>[-A</STRONG> <EM>directory</EM>] [-B <EM>directory</EM>]
-       Like other <STRONG>ncurses</STRONG> utilities, infocmp looks for the termi-
+       Like other <STRONG>ncurses</STRONG> utilities, <STRONG>infocmp</STRONG> looks for the termi-
        nal descriptions in several places.  You can use the  <STRONG>TER-</STRONG>
        <STRONG>MINFO</STRONG>  and <STRONG>TERMINFO_DIRS</STRONG> environment variables to override
        the compiled-in default list  of  places  to  search  (see
        ated by different people.
 
 
-</PRE>
-<H3><a name="h3-Other-Options">Other Options</a></H3><PRE>
+</PRE><H3><a name="h3-Other-Options">Other Options</a></H3><PRE>
        <STRONG>-0</STRONG>   causes the fields to be printed on one line,  without
             wrapping.
 
             the  program runs.  Higher values of n induce greater
             verbosity.
 
+       <STRONG>-W</STRONG>   By itself, the <STRONG>-w</STRONG> option will not force long  strings
+            to be wrapped.  Use the <STRONG>-W</STRONG> option to do this.
+
        <STRONG>-w</STRONG> <EM>width</EM>
             changes the output to <EM>width</EM> characters.
 
-       <STRONG>-x</STRONG>   print  information  for  user-defined   capabilities.
+       <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>.
 
 
-</PRE>
-<H2><a name="h2-FILES">FILES</a></H2><PRE>
+</PRE><H2><a name="h2-FILES">FILES</a></H2><PRE>
        /usr/share/terminfo Compiled  terminal  description  data-
                            base.
 
 
-</PRE>
-<H2><a name="h2-EXTENSIONS">EXTENSIONS</a></H2><PRE>
-       The  <STRONG>-0</STRONG>,  <STRONG>-1</STRONG>,  <STRONG>-E</STRONG>, <STRONG>-F</STRONG>, <STRONG>-G</STRONG>, <STRONG>-R</STRONG>, <STRONG>-T</STRONG>, <STRONG>-V</STRONG>, <STRONG>-a</STRONG>, <STRONG>-e</STRONG>, <STRONG>-f</STRONG>, <STRONG>-g</STRONG>, <STRONG>-i</STRONG>,
-       <STRONG>-l</STRONG>, <STRONG>-p</STRONG>, <STRONG>-q</STRONG> and  <STRONG>-t</STRONG>  options  are  not  supported  in  SVr4
+</PRE><H2><a name="h2-EXTENSIONS">EXTENSIONS</a></H2><PRE>
+       The <STRONG>-0</STRONG>, <STRONG>-1</STRONG>, <STRONG>-E</STRONG>, <STRONG>-F</STRONG>, <STRONG>-G</STRONG>, <STRONG>-R</STRONG>, <STRONG>-T</STRONG>, <STRONG>-V</STRONG>, <STRONG>-a</STRONG>, <STRONG>-e</STRONG>,  <STRONG>-f</STRONG>,  <STRONG>-g</STRONG>,  <STRONG>-i</STRONG>,
+       <STRONG>-l</STRONG>,  <STRONG>-p</STRONG>,  <STRONG>-q</STRONG>  and  <STRONG>-t</STRONG>  options  are  not supported in SVr4
        curses.
 
        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 <STRONG>-r</STRONG>
+       V  Release  4's.   Actual  BSD curses versions will have a
+       more restricted set.  To see only the 4.4BSD set,  use  <STRONG>-r</STRONG>
        <STRONG>-RBSD</STRONG>.
 
 
-</PRE>
-<H2><a name="h2-BUGS">BUGS</a></H2><PRE>
+</PRE><H2><a name="h2-BUGS">BUGS</a></H2><PRE>
        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.
 
 
-</PRE>
-<H2><a name="h2-SEE-ALSO">SEE ALSO</a></H2><PRE>
-       <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>,
+</PRE><H2><a name="h2-SEE-ALSO">SEE ALSO</a></H2><PRE>
+       <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>.
 
        http://invisible-island.net/ncurses/tctest.html
 
-       This describes <STRONG>ncurses</STRONG> version 6.0 (patch 20151024).
+       This describes <STRONG>ncurses</STRONG> version 6.0 (patch 20161203).
 
 
-</PRE>
-<H2><a name="h2-AUTHOR">AUTHOR</a></H2><PRE>
+</PRE><H2><a name="h2-AUTHOR">AUTHOR</a></H2><PRE>
        Eric S. Raymond &lt;esr@snark.thyrsus.com&gt; and
        Thomas E. Dickey &lt;dickey@invisible-island.net&gt;