Terminal/VTE hanging problem

Bernhard Walle bernhard.walle at gmx.de
Tue Aug 16 20:20:01 CEST 2005

* Benedikt Meurer [16.08.2005 19:56]:
> 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?

0.2.4 Release. I can test SVN if you give me the URL, I don't remember it.


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