Bug#503280: gnome-terminal: SIGWINCHes when switching tabs

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Fri Oct 31 17:18:34 UTC 2008

Le vendredi 24 octobre 2008 à 13:16 +0200, Adam Borowski a écrit :
> If you have tabs with different font size, every time you switch between
> them, all tabs in the current gnome-terminal window will be resized.  The
> underlying terminals will receive SIGWINCH and be ioctled to whatever the
> foreground tab's size is.

This happens only in fullscreen mode. In this case, switching tabs will
also change the size of the terminal, and it is propagated to all

The problem here is probably more complex than it looks and related to
how the font size is stored.

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