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emacs: Cannot open termcap database file

emacs: Cannot open termcap database file

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Hi there

I installed emacs on a Debian GNU/Linux and when I execute it via putty, I am getting
emacs: Cannot open termcap database file

I was wondering if there was a fix for this....

The emacs version i installed is
GNU Emacs 21.3.1
Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
GNU Emacs comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.

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