Re: [dev] [st] [PATCH 2/2] Keep end of lines in memory when resizing terminal

From: Alexander Krotov <>
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:34:23 +0300

On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 09:30:20PM +0100, Amadeusz Żołnowski wrote:
> > I would rather put a helper tool into the st repo, that works as a
> > basic shell wrapper process (no detaching). It would implement the
> > scrollback buffer only and allow to define its size in a more flexible
> > way (possibly via a command line argument) and also the control
> > sequences / key combos to actually scroll around. The tool name could
> > be stsb or something similar.
> +1
> I have used many different terminals before I have started using st. My
> observation is that none of them was 100% reliable on resize. Only GNU
> Screen and Tmux do it always right.

It is the reason to make st reliable on resize, not to use tmux.
tmux has 35k SLOC, you can just switch to rxvt at this point, it has

And tmux is not reliable too as the link recently posted [1] to this ML

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