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Re: lib/47402: wresize(3) loses window colour attributes

The following reply was made to PR lib/47402; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Julian Coleman <>
Subject: Re: lib/47402: wresize(3) loses window colour attributes
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2013 16:46:31 +0000

 > This behaviour is different in nbcurses to ncurses, which holds the colour. 
 > If this is meant by the sentence "The application must redraw the window 
 > after it has been resized.", it should be clarified more.
 > Anyway, it is an incompatibility with ncurses.
 > So fixing or documenting this, which is the way to go?
 The current code resizes the window but does not retain the contents (not
 just colours).  On reflection, this is less useful behaviour and copying
 any contents that still fit would be more sensible.
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