bash sees all lines as 80 chars long
Mon May 31 21:10:00 GMT 1999
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Earnie Boyd [ mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org ]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 1999 11:41 AM
> To: Stewart, Wayne; email@example.com
> Subject: RE: bash sees all lines as 80 chars long
> Aha, were discussing apples and oranges. The input line
> shifts to the left to
> make room on the right when I do your predescribed operation.
> Previously I was
> thinking output buffer, sorry for the confusion. Perhaps it
> has to do with
> wrapping modes in bash.
I don't think so.
I've tried both wrapping and scrolling, using:
bash$ bind 'set horizontal-scroll-mode Off'
bash$ bind 'set horizontal-scroll-mode On'
Regardless of which it does, it still does it at 80
chars until I execute the 'kill -WINCH $$'.
I think what's going on is 'stty' has seen the
resize operation, but bash's readline has not,
until the explicit SIGWINCH tells it to go
reexamine the window size.
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