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bug #27917: tgetent emulation result on HPUX 11.2x not handled correctly

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Mon 02 Nov 2009 07:26:35 PM UTC
Category:  Program Logic Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  * 5 - Normal Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  4.0.3
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
Work Required:  None
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Mon 02 Nov 2009 07:26:35 PM UTC, original submission:  

On HPUX 11.2x tgetent returns 0 (OK) on success and -1 (ERR) on failure. The code appears to be assuming the Linux implementation of 1 on success and all other values mean failure.

The following patch fixes this issue for HPUX 11.2x, I believe it would also work for HPUX 10.x.

* screen-4.0.3/termcap.c      Mon Sep  8 10:45:36 2003
--- screen-4.0.3.x/termcap.c    Mon Nov  2 13:59:44 2009
* 1332,1341 **
--- 1332,1344 ----
  #ifdef USE_SETEUID
    r = tgetent(bp, name);
+   #ifdef hpux
+   r = (r == 0) ? 1 : -1;
+   #endif
  #ifdef USE_SETEUID
    return r;



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