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Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.4dev.17

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.4dev.17
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2001 06:54:04 -0500
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On Sat, Feb 10, 2001 at 07:14:07PM -0700, address@hidden wrote:
> In a recent note, Thomas Dickey said:
> > Date: Sat, 10 Feb 2001 21:04:30 -0500
> > 
> > yes - renaming was what I had in mind to make it simpler to adjust the
> > environment list (otherwise you're constantly reallocating it - bear in
> > mind that it's initially not derived from malloc).
> > 
> > I've also read that 'environ' is not necessarily supported on all platforms
> > (Unix-style that is), so it's something more for the configure script.
> >  
> Hey, this thread all started with my paranoid suspicion.  You've pretty
> well convinced me I should leave well enough alone and let the worms
> crawl back into the can until someone else complains.  :-)

probably the simplest thing to do is to suppress $LINES and $COLS on
platforms where SIGWINCH and the related TIOCGSIZE/TIOCGWINSZ aren't defined.
Where they are, it's likely that an application will manage to get the
screensize correct, and you're contorting things to appease legacy apps.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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