Is shutil.get_terminal_size useless?

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Mon Jan 30 00:37:21 EST 2017


On Monday 30 January 2017 08:12, 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.


Yes, it was discussed, but not resolved: Antoine Pitrou just closed the task 
and declared it done, without resolving the failures I am talking about here.

http://bugs.python.org/issue13609

(Thanks Eryk Sun for the link.)



-- 
Steven
"Ever since I learned about confirmation bias, I've been seeing 
it everywhere." - Jon Ronson



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