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Re: Screen crippled by applications using alternative screen

On Sat, May 03, 2014 at 07:52:22PM +0000, Dawid Ferenczy wrote:
>Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please <at>> 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:
>> cgf
>Hi Christopher,
>after more extensive using, I have to notice that it's still quite a lot 

You seem to enjoy the use of overly vivid language.

>Sometimes there are parts of alternative screen in the scrollback
>buffer, sometimes for example vim hangs while starting or completely

That is not necessarily related to screen handling.  There are a lot of
changes in the snapshot.

>You can see, that sometimes there are 2 blank lines between the prompts, 
>sometimes only 1 on this screenshot:

I would appreciate it if, in the future, you would eschew the screen
shots and just describe the problem with words.


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