Terminal/VTE hanging problem

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Tue Aug 16 19:56:59 CEST 2005

Bernhard Walle wrote:
> I found a problem with VTE or Terminal and I want to ask if you can test
> this problem at your system, so that I can write a reasonable bugreport
> to VTE team (or Terminal, but I think Benny is reading this list anyway).
> The problem: Outputting a long text without spaces and newlines makes
> Terminal slow in scrolling. To test:
>  1. Make sure that you don't have a file test.txt in current directory.
>  2. wget http://www.bwalle.de/temp/test.txt
>  3. cat test.txt
>  4. Try to scroll, using scrollbars or the mouse wheel.
> Here, Terminal becomes very slow. I tried this with the default setup of
> Terminal @Home (SuSE 9.3, Athlon XP 2200) and @Work (SuSE 9.3 64 bit)
> and the problem is reproducable at both computers.

Funny. Just today, a co-worker of mine reported the same problem.
Unfortunately I wasn't able to reproduce it. Works fine here. Which
version of Terminal do you use? The 0.2.4 release or the SVN version?

> Regards,
> Bernhard


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