automated COL and WCOL settings

Thomas Beaudry k8la at
Tue Jul 17 16:06:38 PDT 2001

> > Moving cut would violate the FHS. People who are abiding to the FHS
> > won't be
> > able to use these boot scripts which isn't an option.

> I stand corrected. The FHS doens't forbid programs in /bin when they're
> used by scripts.

> Let's still discuss this matter though, Opinions?

Why go to all this stty ... cut trouble?  Just use the bash variable 
COLUMNS that's set when bash starts up.
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