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Re: VI editor in Gnome Terminal leaves text remnants on scroll

On Tue, 2006-03-28 at 13:06 +0100, Neil Bird wrote:
> Around about 28/03/06 11:09, Khoa Ton typed ...
> > Seems that vim does something with respect to screen redraw that
> > doesn't work properly with Gnome Terminal 2.14.0, and that
> > this is masked by the :set ruler feature.  Drawing the ruler
> > eliminates this remnants on scrolling problem.
>    I'm unable to reproduce this with vim 6.4 and my older gnome-terminal, and 
> I don't have an FC5 box yet.  It therefore sounds like a gnome-terminal bug, 
> esp. since gnome's been doing loads of font rendering optimisations [not that 
> these may be relevant].  Esp. as it's OK in an xterm of the same size 
> [assumption].
>    I recommend raising a report in redhat's bugzilla.

I agree that this sounds like it might be a Gnome Terminal bug.
I've filed a Bugzilla report at:

Thanks for your help in tracking down this issue, Neil.


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