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Re: Bug in select-command

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bug in select-command
Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:27:41 -0400
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On 6/24/17 7:46 AM, address@hidden wrote:
> It is necessary to refresh the variable $COLUMNS in a script (COLUMNS="tput 
> cols") otherwise the command "select" will not set the number of columns 
> correctly for actual screen resolution.
> Information:          checkwinsize    on

I can't see anywhere in the script where you set the checkwinsize option,
so I can't see what you think the effect should be of having it set in
the parent shell.

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

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