bash sees all lines as 80 chars long
Mon May 31 21:10:00 GMT 1999
> Hmm. I don't see any problems with adjusting the size of the
> bash window on NT
> 4 sp3. I just change the size of the window and voila all
> columns are being
> used. What are you executing that is giving you problems
> with column sizes?
> How do you have the CYGWIN variable set?
I get the same behavior with CYGWIN=tty or CYGWIN=notty.
I believe it is the 'readline' part of bash, since isn't
that what's responsible for wrapping scrolling *input*
command lines based on the setting of:
bash$ bind 'set horizontal-scroll-mode On'
bash$ bind 'set horizontal-scroll-mode Off'
Are you saying that when you repeat the scenario from my
original post, your lines always break at the last column
of the window?:
(Are you using generic b20.1 or a snapshot? Maybe
it's fixed and not released?)
>(On NT 4.0 SP3. cygwin b20.1)
>Open a bash window.
>Execute 'stty size' (columns == 80).
>Hold down a character - assuming key
>repeat, the line breaks or scrolls at
>In 'Properties...' dialog resize the
>window and its buffer to be 110 chars
>Execute 'stty size' again - it reflects
>However, bash still wraps or scroll lines
>at 80 characters.
>Can this behavior be changed (i.e., so
>bash will see and act on the changed
>line length). If so, how?
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