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Re: checkwinsize only works in interactive shells

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: checkwinsize only works in interactive shells
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2013 16:51:46 -0500
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On 1/11/13 4:46 PM, DJ Mills wrote:

> Will they still be updated on WINCH without checkwinsize, as well? And will
> they be set by default, or continue to be unset in scripts unless set 
> manually?

The only thing that's changed is that checkwinsize works in non-interactive
shells.  SIGWINCH still updates LINES and COLUMNS, and bash won't set LINES
and COLUMNS itself.

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