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Re: readline-5.1 && CGDB
Bob Rossi wrote:
> So, when I give readline a PTY, if the size of the LINES and COLUMNS are
> different then that of stdout, then ncurses get's confused.
> Chet, do you consider this desired functionality? I don't think readline
> should modify the LINES and COLUMNS environment variables if the PTY
> it's using is not stdout. What do you think?
I'd have to think about it some more, but my first impression is that
the calling application should know the screen size readline is dealing
with, and the LINES and COLUMNS environment variables are an appropriate
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet )
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