If you have a vt100 terminal which is set to use ISO 646 national variant code set characters, it is important to make sure that the environment variable TERM is set correctly. This ensures that terminal-dependent functionality, such as cursor movement, works correctly.
The setting of the environment variable, TERM, is used to access the terminal capability database in which there is an entry for each type of terminal supported by the system.
You can change which terminfo
database entry is used by your terminal by entering:
where xx is the appropriate two-letter identifier for the ISO 646 national variant that you are using. Refer to ``terminfo entries supported'' for which letters to use, for the country of your choice.