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Date:      Thu, 4 Jan 1996 15:44:33 -0500 (EST)
From:      Chuck Robey <>
To:        Terry Lambert <>
Cc:        Marty Leisner <>,,,, questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: which vi is used in FreeBSD 2.1 ??
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On Thu, 4 Jan 1996, Terry Lambert wrote:

> > My understanding is the Bill Joy vi doesn't even catch SIGWINCH...
> > 
> > Would you prefer a vi (like Sun's) which doesn't resize in an xterm?
> I think the "SIGnal WINdow CHange" is actually Sun-specific.

It's in FreeBSD:

n3lxx:/usr/include:44 >grep SIGWINCH sys/*
sys/signal.h:#define SIGWINCH 28        /* window size changes */

and I think that less uses it already.

> No, I wouldn't prefer that.
> But typing "^Z" and "fg\r" shouldn't break my cursor keys on a VT100,
> the standard by which all other terminals are judged.
> 					Terry Lambert
> ---
> Any opinions in this posting are my own and not those of my present
> or previous employers.

Chuck Robey -- I run FreeBSD on n3lxx and Journey2
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