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Re: bin/56496: etcupdate(8) merge formatting issue

The following reply was made to PR bin/56496; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Hauke Fath <>
Subject: Re: bin/56496: etcupdate(8) merge formatting issue
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2021 19:38:07 +0100

 On 11/17/21 4:50 PM, Robert Elz wrote:
 >   And, from your more recent e-mail:
 >     | And on both the modular and the native xterm, the issue goes away when
 >     | issuing a reset(1) after the re-size - permanently, even after further
 >     | re-sizes, AFAICS.
 >   Not permanently, reset clears the xterm's programmed tabs settings, after
 >   which it treats \t as (to past the next multiple of 8 column number) as
 >   expected - which is independant of terminal width.
 >   But if something happens after which sets the tabs again, it will go back
 >   to operating as it has been doing.
 Sorry, that was overly general. What I was trying to express is that the 
 effect of reset(1) survives any further xterm resizes,
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