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Re: Cygwin, ssh, and top
- From: David Rothenberger <daveroth at acm dot org>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2005 08:41:52 -0700
- Subject: Re: Cygwin, ssh, and top
- References: <002a01c5d203$d4320570$0a01a8c0@p42800e>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On 10/15/2005 8:43 PM, David Christensen wrote:
René Berber wrote:
Yes but... the problem is caused by the terminfo data you showed:
columns is not defined.
Try "echo $COLUMNS"... now "export COLUMNS=80; top"; does it work?
COLUMNS is getting set someplace:
dpchrist@p166v:~$ echo $COLUMNS
Any other ideas?
Try setting COLUMNS to 79 with the comment "export COLUMNS=79".
I had this problem when I ran the Cygwin ssh client from bash *in a
CMD.EXE window*. For some reason, Debian miscalculated the COLUMNS size;
it was 1 column too large. When I manually set COLUMNS (from 130 to 129
in my case), top worked correctly.
I recommend running ssh from bash in an rxvt window instead of using the
CMD.EXE window. This will give you an "xterm" terminal in Debian which
will work much better. I use it all the time with Debian 3.1 and have no
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