Subject: Re: debugger on non-normal consoles...
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 06/26/1997 14:52:54
>>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
granted. easily. :)
so...would one add a "getconsolesize()" or the like to each
architecture's machdep.c? or is there a "better" way?
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