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Re: Bash Missing Terminal Resize Events

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bash Missing Terminal Resize Events
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:52:55 -0500
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On 11/18/17 9:11 PM, Evan Klitzke wrote:
> Hi,
> Bash will miss terminal resize events in the following scenario:
> * Open a terminal (I tested with xterm and gnome-terminal)
> * Run vim
> * Resize the terminal
> * Background vim using Ctrl-Z
> At the point SIGWINCH will have been delivered to vim, but not to bash.
> Bash is in the read part of the read-eval loop, but it still thinks the
> terminal has the original dimensions. 

Have you tried setting the `checkwinsize' option with `shopt', which
handles exactly this situation?

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    chet@case.edu    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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