Subject: Re: Cosmetic changes to rc.d scripts
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: John Hawkinson <jhawk@MIT.EDU>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/13/2004 00:22:10
Andrew Brown <> wrote on Wed, 13 Oct 2004
at 00:20:14 -0400 in <>:

> ooh!  ooh!  can we also make it use TIOCGWINSZ so that it ends up
> right-justified to the right edge of the screen, which is not
> necessarily at 80 columns?

I think that's actually bad. Lots of cases where it can be wrong
with serial consoles, etc.

I'd just as soon hardcode it to 80 and waste the space on bigger
screens. And really, the formatting should look good on the lowest
common denominator, anyhow.