toe(1M)toe(1M)NAMEtoe - table of (terminfo) entries
SYNOPSIStoe [-v[n]] [-ahuUV] file...
With no options, toe lists all available terminal types by primary name
with descriptions. File arguments specify the directories to be
scanned; if no such arguments are given, your default terminfo direc‐
tory is scanned. If you also specify the -h option, a directory header
will be issued as each directory is entered.
There are other options intended for use by terminfo file maintainers:
-a report on all of the terminal databases which ncurses would
search, rather than only the first one that it finds.
says to write a report to the standard output, listing dependen‐
cies in the given terminfo/termcap source file. The report con‐
denses the `use' relation: each line consists of the primary
name of a terminal that has use capabilities, followed by a
colon, followed by the whitespace-separated primary names of all
terminals which occur in those use capabilities, followed by a
says to write a report to the standard output, listing reverse
dependencies in the given terminfo/termcap source file. The
report reverses the `use' relation: each line consists of the
primary name of a terminal that occurs in use capabilities, fol‐
lowed by a colon, followed by the whitespace-separated primary
names of all terminals which depend on it, followed by a new‐
-vn specifies that (verbose) output be written to standard error,
showing toe's progress. The optional parameter n is a number
from 1 to 10, interpreted as for tic(1M).
-V reports the version of ncurses which was used in this program,
Compiled terminal description database.
SEE ALSOtic(1M), infocmp(1M), captoinfo(1M), infotocap(1M), curses(3X), ter‐
This describes ncurses version 5.7 (patch 20081102).