Module: Puppet::Util::Terminal Private

Defined in:
lib/puppet/util/terminal.rb

This module is part of a private API. You should avoid using this module if possible, as it may be removed or be changed in the future.

Class Method Summary collapse

Class Method Details

.widthNumber

This method is part of a private API. You should avoid using this method if possible, as it may be removed or be changed in the future.

Attempts to determine the width of the terminal. This is currently only supported on POSIX systems, and relies on the claims of `stty` (or `tput`).

Inspired by code from Thor; thanks wycats!

Returns:

  • (Number)

    The column width of the terminal. Defaults to 80 columns.


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# File 'lib/puppet/util/terminal.rb', line 7

def self.width
  if Puppet.features.posix?
    result = %x{stty size 2>/dev/null}.split[1] ||
             %x{tput cols 2>/dev/null}.split[0]
  end
  return (result || '80').to_i
rescue
  return 80
end