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can we have checkwinsize by default?

From: dooble M
Subject: can we have checkwinsize by default?
Date: Fri, 09 Mar 2012 15:51:31 +0100

Configuration Information [Automatically generated, do not change]:
Machine: i686
OS: linux-gnu
Compiler: gcc
Compilation CFLAGS:  -DPROGRAM='bash' -DCONF_HOSTTYPE='i686' 
-DCONF_OSTYPE='linux-gnu' -DCONF_MACHTYPE='i686-pc-linux-gnu' -DCONF_VENDOR='
pc' -DLOCALEDIR='/usr/share/locale' -DPACKAGE='bash' -DSHELL -DHAVE_CONFIG_H   
-I.  -I. -I./include -I./lib   -march=i686 -mtune=generic -
O2 -pipe -fstack-protector --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 
n:/usr/sbin:/sbin' -DSTANDARD_UTILS_PATH='/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin' 
-DSYS_BASHRC='/etc/bash.bashrc' -DSYS_BASH_LOGOUT='/etc/bash.bash
uname output: Linux baboun 3.2.8-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Mon Feb 27 22:13:59 UTC 
2012 i686 Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 2.00GHz GenuineIn
tel GNU/Linux
Machine Type: i686-pc-linux-gnu

Bash Version: 4.2
Patch Level: 20
Release Status: release

        Question already sent by address@hidden in Dec 2007, but got no 

        1. Open an xterm 
        2. run vi
        3. resize the xterm window
        4. quit vi
        5. write some long text on the prompt

        You will see that the text is not wrapped correctly. It overlaps the 

        Make it the default?
        Debian have this in /etc/bash.bashrc :

        # check the window size after each command and, if necessary,
        # update the values of LINES and COLUMNS.
        shopt -s checkwinsize

        I think it should be the default.

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