[erlang-patches] Patch to run_erl

Oscar Hellström <>
Mon Nov 24 13:41:23 CET 2008


When starting a target system with bin/start and then connecting with
run_erl, "winsize=X,Y" is printed in the shell and then interpreted as
an shell command. This is true if the window has been resized since the
shell was detached.

1. bin/to_erl
2. Ctrl+D
3. Resize window
4. Reconnect

I assume that this is because several control messages are sent on the
pipes, but only one is removed by extract_ctrl_seq/2. This patch removes
all pending control messages before the command buffer is printed to the

Best regards
Oscar Hellström, 
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Mobile: +44 798 45 44 773
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