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Re: Screen crippled by applications using alternative screen
- From: Dawid Ferenczy <ferenczy at volny dot cz>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 3 May 2014 19:52:22 +0000 (UTC)
- Subject: Re: Screen crippled by applications using alternative screen
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Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please <at> cygwin.com> writes:
> I duplicated this. The command window that I use doesn't exhibit this
> behavior. I thought I'd tested pure cmd when making the recent spate of
> console handling changes but this one must have slipped by.
> It's a shame that, when I repeatedly asked for testing, no one bothered
> to do so.
> Anyway, this should be fixed in the latest snapshot:
after more extensive using, I have to notice that it's still quite a lot
buggy. Sometimes there are parts of alternative screen in the scrollback
buffer, sometimes for example vim hangs while starting or completely
You can see, that sometimes there are 2 blank lines between the prompts,
sometimes only 1 on this screenshot: http://ferenczy.cz/tmp/cygwin/4.png
I don't know how to simulate crash, hang or scrollback buffer crippling yet,
it seems that it happens randomly to me.
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