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Re: Gnome Terminal screen corruption

From: Andy Key
Subject: Re: Gnome Terminal screen corruption
Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2010 00:13:33 +0000 (UTC)
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Thanks for the clarification on the version.
I had thought that the version number before the - was the underlying version, 
and the number(s) after were related to packaging.

I can confirm the problem happens with stock xterm (I tried xterm-261-

Yes, the editor is moderately complex, so I am now trying to write the simplest 
possible program which shows the problem (so far unsuccessful).

script is plan b.

I also had a quick look inside ncurses itself.
In tty_update.c, doupdate(), whats the rationale for check_pending() and goto 
Does this ever produce a scenarios where queued keyboard input results in 
incompletely redrawn screens?
In order to reproduce my problem, I must hold down the scrolling key.
Individual keypresses don't cause the problem.
I note that my corrupted (ie: non updated) lines don't tend to happen right 
to each other, they tend to me 3, 4 or 5 lines apart, and I saw a 
of 5 in the code.
I'll admit this is what prompted me to ask on this forum initially.

That said, until I have a simpler testcase, the probability its something I'm 
doing wrong...

{{{ Andy

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