[PATCH] Add ui.width configuration variable

Alexander Solovyov piranha at piranha.org.ua
Mon Aug 3 23:35:21 CDT 2009

On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 11:55 PM, Dirkjan Ochtman<dirkjan at ochtman.nl> wrote:
> What's the use case here? It seems like YAGNI kind of thing. You could
> just use COLUMNS=x hg in an alias or whatever. Or, if there's some
> reason you don't want COLUMS for other tools, that would suggest those
> other tools are broken in some way.

Yeah, probably they are broken, but there are a lot of them. :-( For example,
when using COLUMNS ps will limit output to COLUMNS - that's pretty annoying. :-(

Of course I can create alias for hg, if you don't like this at all,
but this would work
only for system-wide hg. :-(


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