[Mac OS X TeX] False alarm: Warning on Mac OS X 10.1.3 and TeX.dmg

Gerben Wierda sherlock at rna.nl
Tue Feb 26 20:28:30 CET 2002

On Tuesday, February 26, 2002, at 07:19 , Philippe Lelédy wrote:

> I think I have the same wrong setting:
> 'xterm': unknown terminal type   [ so crashes texconfig ]

xterm is an X11 program (I think) that I do not have (no X11 on my 

> Error opening terminal: xterm   [ so crash lynx & dselect ]
> WARNING: terminal is not fully functional  [ so warns less ]

I do not know what xterm has to do with this. I run texconfig from a 
Terminal.app window and I get a character-based interface (curses).

> can you explain your fix ?

My Terminal window was less that 80 characters wide at that point. That 
made tcdialog crash instead of die gracefully.


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