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RE: problem resizing tunneled xterm
- From: "Kris Thielemans" <kris dot thielemans at csc dot mrc dot ac dot uk>
- To: <cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sat, 15 May 2004 21:43:48 +0100
- Subject: RE: problem resizing tunneled xterm
- Reply-to: cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com
Well, on the local xterm, I didn't ssh, su, login or whatever. It's just
a local terminal.
However, typing 'resize' indeed solves the problem. Thanks for the help!
> > I now have the same behaviour on a local xterm (on an XP
> SP1 machine
> > running xorg Xwin 184.108.40.206-8, rest is latest cygwin). The
> funny thing
> > is that it happens in one xterm only, and I cannot reproduce it in
> > others... In fact, I don't think I resized that xterm yet
> (started it
> > with xterm -ls -sl 3000 -sb by the way).
> That sounds like permissions: signals don't generally
> propagate across su and other things that change the
> ownership of the terminal. You can usually work around those
> by running resize (which uses escape sequences to find the
> actual size of the xterm, and does the equivalent of an stty
> to update your local terminal-size values).