You can use this small library to detect the dimensions of the terminal window attached to a process.
Published: 26 Apr 2022
What is it?
You can use this small ocaml library to detect the dimensions of the terminal window attached to a process. It contains the two following functions:
val get_rows : unit -> int option
val get_columns : unit -> int option
How does it work?
Usually, to get this information, one would open a pipe from
tput cols or
stty size and parsing the output. Instead, this uses the
ioctl that these commands use,