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Re: [Bug-readline] Refresh readline notion of terminal size

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] Refresh readline notion of terminal size
Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:24:57 -0400
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On 7/19/16 6:42 PM, address@hidden wrote:
> Thanks Chet. I know Python and R have a similar model. I think the
> question is not whether it is OK for Readline to take over the
> application's signal handling, but whether it was OK for Readline to
> catch signals and then forward them to the application - as it was
> doing before 6.3. 

Sigh.  This is a different question.  Readline still does this, as it
always has.  It was not OK to do cleanup and other processing in a signal
handler, so Readline does this now from a function that is not called in a
signal handling context.

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                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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