Terminal/VTE hanging problem

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Tue Aug 16 21:09:24 CEST 2005

Bernhard Walle wrote:
> * 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.


> Regards,
>  Bernhard


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