Bug in less version 406.

Sean C. Farley scf at FreeBSD.org
Sat Aug 4 10:52:50 PDT 2007

On Sat, 4 Aug 2007, Pieter de Goeje wrote:

> On Saturday 04 August 2007, Sean C. Farley wrote:
>> On Sat, 4 Aug 2007, Pieter de Goeje wrote:
>> *snip*
>>> There's also another regression in less: it doesn't automatically
>>> repaint the screen anymore when you resize the terminal.
>> I have already reported that regression to Mark Nudelman.  He is
>> looking into an appropriate fix since this regression was introduced
>> when fixing another bug.
> Hmm I wonder what that other bug might have been...
> If I look at signal.c I see two signal handlers for things related to
> window changes. One for SIGWINCH and one for SIGWIND. The "if(reading)
> intread();" statement was removed from the SIGWINCH handler. If
> removing that statement fixed the other bug why wasn't it removed from
> SIGWIND's handler? Does SIGWIND have different semantics?
> Anyway, re-adding "if(reading) intread();" to signal.c:96 makes it
> work again, but I wonder what I broke by doing that.

Yes, that is the fix for the resizing.

This is the bug in question[1]:
     Fix bug when resizing the window while waiting for input from a

   1. http://www.greenwoodsoftware.com/less/news.406.html
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