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Re: [PATCH, svnmerge] Try "stty -a" to find out console width

From: Giovanni Bajo <rasky_at_develer.com>
Date: 2006-01-08 16:26:30 CET

Carsten Koch <Carsten.Koch@icem.com> wrote:

>> GNU coreutils also supports "stty size", which outputs only
>> the rows and columns and may thus be more reliable to parse.
>> However, I don't know how widely that's supported elsewhere.
>
> IRIX 6.5 and SunOS 5.8 do not support it,
> HP-UX 11 and AIX 5.3 do.

Since you seem to have access to different UNIX systems, can you verify that
the output of, eg., "svnmerge.py help merge" is word-wrapped correctly on the
console width on all of the systems? It would default to 80 cols if it can't
find a way to get the terminal width.

Thanks,
Giovanni Bajo

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