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Managing ABL Applications
ABL and R-code Deployment and Management : Maintaining User Environments : Maintaining the UNIX user environment

Maintaining the UNIX user environment

Typically, you create a user-defined startup script to specify environment variable settings in the UNIX software environment. You can also use the buildenv script. OpenEdge uses the buildenv script to maintain environment variables that define objects, libraries, and options required for building executables on UNIX.
You must also maintain the PROTERMCAP file. PROTERMCAP is a terminal definition file that contains the terminal description for your monitor's terminal type. OpenEdge uses this file to determine how to interact with your terminal, console, or terminal emulator.
* Maintaining the buildenv script
* Maintaining the PROTERMCAP file
* Terminal capabilities entries
* Vermont Views key function capabilities
* Pointer to key functions
* Specifying colors
* Specifying the cursor motion capability
* Specifying keyboard mappings
* Extended character support entries
* Creating a PROTERMCAP entry
* Testing terminal entries
* Setting up the terminal
* Setting the terminal type
* Setting the PROTERMCAP environment variable
* Reverting to the default PROTERMCAP file
* Copying an existing terminal entry