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Re: Automatic scrolling in *shell*


From: Karl Eichwalder
Subject: Re: Automatic scrolling in *shell*
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2002 05:58:30 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090006 (Oort Gnus v0.06) Emacs/21.2.50 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
that has been posted to gnu.emacs.help as well.

address@hidden (Kai Gro├čjohann) writes:

> Karl Eichwalder <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> In *shell* (M-x shell) the default scroll algorithm seems to be used:
>> Reaching the bottom Emacs will scroll down half a window.  Then you'll
>> see a lot of white space below the prompt.
>
> See the variable comint-scroll-show-maximum-output.

Thanks, this helps a lot.  Wondering why it is not non-nil for
*shell*?  I'll file it as a feature request.

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