Bug#360533: [Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#360533: xfce4-terminal: scrollback on long output without newlines is very slow

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at corsac.net
Mon Apr 3 06:24:58 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-04-02 at 21:19 -0400, Michael Gilbert wrote:
> if the output of a program is a long list of data that does not
> consist 
> of newlines, xfce terminal will be very slow.  gnome terminal gets 
> around this limitation by limiting the scrollback in terms of bytes, 
> rather than line numbers.  for example, 1000 lines of scrollback
> would 
> be limited to something like 80*1000 = 80,000 bytes of scrollback 
> instead of 1000 newlines. 

I guess this use case is rather uncommon, but will report it upstream.

Yves-Alexis Perez

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