Help should fit in a 80 columns terminal

Pino Toscano pino at
Sat Jan 23 19:18:25 GMT 2010

Alle sabato 23 gennaio 2010, Alain Portal ha scritto:
> Le samedi 23 janvier 2010 19:15:41, Pino Toscano a écrit :
> > > What do you think about this suggestion?
> >
> > More than that, I guess it would make more sense using the UNIX terminal
> > ioctl() API to get the size of the terminal, and adapt/reflow the help
> > text of the options to it.
> I'm not sure this is a good solution as every "\n" character in the help
> string will indent the new line at the column 29, which is the best
>  readable solution.

That's why the second step would be removing any newline in command-line 
arguments texts, letting the reflow function do that.

Pino Toscano
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