Re: terminal resize: how?
- From: Cristiano De Michele <demichel na infn it>
- To: Owen Taylor <otaylor redhat com>, Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>
- Cc: GNOME devel list <gnome-devel-list gnome org>, GNOME libs devel <gnome-libs-devel gnome org>
- Subject: Re: terminal resize: how?
- Date: 27 Apr 2002 00:24:57 +0200
On Fri, 2002-04-26 at 23:48, Owen Taylor wrote:
> Cristiano De Michele <demichel na infn it> writes:
> > On Fri, 2002-04-26 at 21:42, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > >
> > > Cristiano De Michele <demichel na infn it> writes:
> > > >
> > > > ok so how can I resize a terminal in zvtterm.c?
> > >
> > > I don't think you can. Why do you want to?
> > >
> > > Havoc
> > because there are escape sequences (xterm sequences)
> > to do that and I can't implement them properly
> > if I can't resize the terminal in zvtterm.c
> > I could imagine some dirty way to do that, for example
> > using the "terminal-screen" gtk data of terminal
> > widget...unless you have some suggestion
> Well, assuming that you don't consider these terminal
> sequences complete silliness that we shouldn't implement
Certainly most people will not use them so we
could consider them as silly things but claiming that
GnomeTerminal is compliant with vttest I think
it makes a better impression IMHO
> (I do), then the *only* way to do this is to implement
> a signal the zvtterm widget like "set_size" that the
> terminal program has to catch and react to.
ok so Havoc will you add such a signal handling in gnometerm?
Cristiano De Michele,
Department of Physics,
University "Federico II" of Naples
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