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Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.4dev.17

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.4dev.17
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2001 10:26:45 -0500
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On Sun, Feb 11, 2001 at 08:11:01AM -0700, address@hidden wrote:
> In a recent note, Thomas Dickey said:
> > Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2001 06:54:04 -0500
> > 
> > probably the simplest thing to do is to suppress $LINES and $COLS on
> > platforms where SIGWINCH and the related TIOCGSIZE/TIOCGWINSZ aren't 
> > defined.
> > Where they are, it's likely that an application will manage to get the
> > screensize correct, and you're contorting things to appease legacy apps.
> > 
> This is already pretty well covered because any manipulation of LINES
> and COLUMNS is conditional on:
>     #if defined(HAVE_NEWTERM)
>     #if ! defined(NCURSES) && ! defined(HAVE_RESIZETERM)

That just says that ncurses doesn't need $LINES and $COLS.  Do you really
need it for Solaris curses?  (My recollection is that initscr on Solaris
would get the right screen size).

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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