Terminal/VTE hanging problem

Jannis Pohlmann info at sten-net.de
Tue Aug 16 20:00:03 CEST 2005

Benedikt Meurer schrieb:
> 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?
> Benedikt

I can't reproduce it either, Terminal version is 0.2.4pre1 (with Xfce
libs checked out from SVN yesterday).

- Jannis

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