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Re: resize command hangs from ssh session

At 01:08 PM 1/10/2002, James Garrison wrote:
>I've searched the archive and can't seem to find anything
>applicable.  My problem:
>Win2000SP2 CYGWIN_NT-5.0 1.3.6(0.47/3/2) 2001-12-08 17:02 i686 unknown
>OpenSSH_3.0.2p1, SSH protocols 1.5/2.0, OpenSSL 0x0090602f
>Open a Cygwin command shell (my default is configured to 80x45)
>ssh to a RH Linux 7.1 box
>Change the window size to, say, 80x60
>Run the 'resize' command (on linux host)
>The text cursor jumps to the bottom-right corner of the window
>(this is normal) and just stays there (this is not normal).
>resize never returns.  This behavior ALWAYS happens even if
>I don't physically resize the window (i.e. run resize
>immediately after logging in and it still hangs).
>I've tried setting TERM=ansi, TERM=vt100 and TERM=cygwin
>in the Linux shell with identical results.
>If I logout (back to cygwin shell) and re-ssh from
>the resized (80x60) window everything works and the
>COLUMNS and LINES environment variables are correctly set.
>As I understand it, resize sends a specific terminal control
>sequence that requests the hardware to reply with the current
>size.  I assume that either cygwin's bash isn't playing just
>right, or something gets garbled over ssh.
>As a side note, I tried running resize locally (in the
>cygwin bash shell) and it fails looking for cygncurses5.dll,
>which is not in any of my bin directories.  I did find
>cygncurses6.dll in /usr/bin.  Is this related or just a
>Suggestions on how to debug this further?

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