captoinfo - Converts a termcap description into a terminfo description.
captoinfo [-v ...] [-V] [-1] [-w options] file...
Prints a field per line. Otherwise, multiple fields are printed
on a line up to a maximum width of 60 characters.
Outputs tracing information to standard error during program
execution. Specifying more than one
option causes more
detailed information to be printed.
Outputs to standard error, the version of the executing program.
Outputs information according to the specified
The captoinfo command searches the specified file for termcap descriptions. For each description found, an equivalent terminfo description is written to standard output (along with any comments found). A description that is expressed as relative to another description (such as termcap tc = field) is reduced to the minimum superset before being output.
is not specified, the environment
is used for the
filename or entry. If
is a full pathname to a file, only the name of the terminal specified by the
If the environment variable
is not set, then the file
Compiled terminal description database.