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Re: BUG #5807: psql fails to launch with "Cannot read termcap database; using dumb terminal settings. Aborted"

From: Dharmendra Goyal <dharmendra(dot)goyal(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: Gabe Nell <gabe(at)kikini(dot)com>
Cc: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #5807: psql fails to launch with "Cannot read termcap database; using dumb terminal settings. Aborted"
Date: 2011-01-07 05:11:07
Message-ID: AANLkTimikRNchaX1wJGJt5zu43EDLYyF1D-J-+5WDjWm@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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If you install libtermcap then it will start working good. We have
tested it at our end.

On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 2:24 AM, Gabe Nell <gabe(at)kikini(dot)com> wrote:
>> There was a change in 9.0.2 to use libedit instead of readline for
>> this (readline is GPL, which is not acceptable to some people who wish
>> to use Postgres in other products). One of my colleagues has tested
>> the issue reported and confirmed that installing the OS's termcap
>> package should solve the problem.
>
> Ubuntu doesn't seem to use termcap, an apt-cache search for termcap
> turns up nothing relevant. I did some searching and the closest
> suggestion I could find was to install libncurses5-dev, but this
> didn't help. Can you suggest that the appropriate package to install
> on Ubuntu?
>
> Thanks!
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