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Re: question about cygwin terminal type

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: question about cygwin terminal type
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 05:01:15 -0500
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On Mon, Oct 30, 2000 at 05:10:36AM -0330, Neil Zanella wrote:
> On Sun, 29 Oct 2000, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > That's probably incorrect (cygwin's terminal emulator differs in several
> > features that are normally in "ansi"), and is likely done to make it simple 
> > to
> > setup on the remote host.  Just to satisfy my own curiousity I'll retest 
> > cygwin
> > against "ansi" and see if I missed anything when making that terminfo entry.
> Thanks. Too bad I can't make that terminal a little bit wider. That's
> probably a limitation in Windows' shell client and I bet you they
> did it on purpose. With Win2K you can maximize it vertically but you
> still can't maximize the window horizontally.

> > SIGWINCH isn't related to the $TERM value (it's whether or not your
> > host supports the negotiations about window size)
> Does Win2K support SIGWINCH?

I'm not sure (I'm mostly - in that line - using NT4, though we've a couple
W2K machines in the lab).  I don't see why not (on NT, the vendor's telnet
doesn't do it, but other applications such as Tera Term Pro do).

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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