Subject: Re: debugger on non-normal consoles...
To: None <>
From: Mike Long <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/26/1997 14:49:30
>Date: Thu, 26 Jun 1997 00:52:38 -0400 (EDT)
>From: (Andrew Brown)
>i'm running on an i386 (so perhaps i'm biased) but i can run the
>console in any of 25, 28, 40 and 50 lines, with 80 or 132 columns.
>how easy would it be to make ddb automatically pick these from the
>pcvt console driver and use then instead of the default 18 and 50?

Ick!  DDB is MI code; it should never try to access MD code like
pcvt.  A far better suggestion would be to add function(s) to the MI
console interface to return the size of the console, if they don't
already exist.
Mike Long <>      
"Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands,
hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." -- H.L. Mencken