UI feature request

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Wed Jan 21 16:28:16 CET 2004

On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 12:41:14AM +0100, Janusz A . Urbanowicz wrote:
> Hello
> I have a small and, quite weird I must assume feature request.
> On some occassions GnuPG is truncating its output to 73 columns, like in
> following output of edit-key -> check:
> Polecenie> check
> uid  Janusz A. Urbanowicz <alex at bofh.net.pl>
> sig!3       46399138 2002-08-16   [podpis klucza nim samym]
> sig!3       21939169 2002-09-17   Janusz A. Urbanowicz <alex at bofh.net.pl>
> sig!3       FC494FC4 2002-10-20   Miros/law Baran (Jubal) <baran at knm.org.p
> sig!3       DEB0EC31 2002-10-22   Krzysztof Krzy\xc2\xbfaniak (eloy) <eloy
> [...]
> The problem is that people these days usually use much wider TTYs than 80
> columns. Back from days of glass TTYs, those usually had at least two display
> settings: 80 and 132 columns. Apps were informed of the settings by COLUMNS
> environment variable.
> This would be nice if gpg react to this variable and treat its output
> accordingly.

Okay, it's in 1.3.5.  There is no change on Windows - if someone knows
a simple way to get the size of a command.com/cmd.exe shell window,
let me know.


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