Is shutil.get_terminal_size useless?

Steve D'Aprano steve+python at
Sun Jan 29 21:16:38 EST 2017

On Mon, 30 Jan 2017 08:12 am, Serhiy Storchaka wrote:

> On 28.01.17 10:03, Steve D'Aprano wrote:
>> Is shutil.get_terminal_size useless? When, if ever, should I use it in
>> preference to the os version? If the shutil version is broken, can it be
>> fixed?
> Read the history of shutil.get_terminal_size(). All this was discussed.


“Cheer up,” they said, “things could be worse.” So I cheered up, and sure
enough, things got worse.

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