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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 17:03:11 -0500
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On 1/11/13 4:58 PM, DJ Mills wrote:

> As of right now, WINCH will not update COLUMNS or LINES in a
> non-interactive shell.
> I've had to use:
> trap 'COLUMNS=$(tput cols); LINES=$(tput lines)' WINCH
> to get that behavior.

And that hasn't changed.  Maybe I should look at changing it.


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