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Re: bug in SIGWINCH-handling ?


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bug in SIGWINCH-handling ?
Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2000 10:45:09 -0500

> Machine Type: i586-mandrake-linux-gnu
> 
> Bash Version: 2.03
> Patch Level: 16
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>     May also be a readline-bug.
>       I have bash running in xterm.
>     if bash is on prompt, and I resize xterm, all is ok, but
>     if some program is running, and I resize xterm, and later 
>        exit the program, then the readline-library seems not 
>        to have noticed the resizing.

Of course not.  Since it was not the foreground process group, it never
received the SIGWINCH.  If you're in the habit of doing this often, you
might want to look at the `checkwinsize' option to `shopt'.

-- 
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet)

Chet Ramey, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/



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