~gpanders/gpanders.com

d72d6c4240f75d234b133d7bd97b32f9f61312e9 — Gregory Anders 3 months ago 30f0181
Make newer ncurses version more generic
1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

M content/blog/the-definitive-guide-to-using-tmux-256color-on-macos.md
M content/blog/the-definitive-guide-to-using-tmux-256color-on-macos.md => content/blog/the-definitive-guide-to-using-tmux-256color-on-macos.md +2 -2
@@ 9,7 9,7 @@ version does not contain a terminfo entry for `tmux-256color`, the preferred
`TERM` value when using `tmux`.

If you installed `tmux` via Homebrew or MacPorts, then you will also have a
newer version of ncurses (6.2) present on your system installed by your package
newer version of ncurses (6.X) present on your system installed by your package
manager. This is the version of ncurses that `tmux` itself was built against,
which is why you can use



@@ 80,7 80,7 @@ $ /usr/bin/tic -x tmux-256color.src
This will install the terminfo database entry under `$HOME/.terminfo`. This
will still work; however, now *all* programs on your machine will use this
terminfo database entry, even if they were linked against the fully functional
6.2 version of ncurses provided by your package manager. This is an unfortunate
6.X version of ncurses provided by your package manager. This is an unfortunate
tradeoff, but as of this writing I don't know any way around it.

After that, you should be able to correctly use `tmux-256color` as your TERM