|Title: ||"Sorry, I need to know a more specific terminal type than 'unknown'"|
|Keywords: ||ide,windows,terminal,environment,hpterm,error,debug session|
Sorry, I need to know a more specific terminal type than 'unknown'
This message is printed by eloqcore (actually the curses subsystem)
if your terminal type is invalid (either the TERM variable not set
or the terminal is not defined in the terminfo database).
B1368B ELOQCORE (C) COPYRIGHT HEWLETT-PACKARD GmbH 1989-1997 (A.06.00)
Sorry, I need to know a more specific terminal type than 'unknown'.
This can also happen when you are executing a character based program
from the Eloquence IDE (Remote Debug Session).
Usually, the TERM variable is defined when you login to the
UNIX system. However when using the Eloquence IDE, you are not
logging in to the system, you are redirecting the display to the
specified tty device. Therefore the TERM environment variable is
You should add a definition of the TERM variable to the debug environment
(in the application properties dialog). This provides a space
separated list of environment variables and settings which are
defined when the debug process is started.