XTerm scrolling in xorg-server @1.20.4_0

Chris Jones jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Tue Apr 2 15:25:38 UTC 2019


I've just pushed an update to xterm enabling the double buffer option in 
its configuration step. Could those affected please update to 344_1 and 
report back how that goes.

cheers Chris

On 02/04/2019 3:29 pm, Ken Cunningham wrote:
> looks like the double buffering is not enabled or functioning and xterm is writing directly into the display buffer rather than into the back buffer and blitting it.
>> On Apr 2, 2019, at 04:28, Michael Dickens <michaelld at macports.org> wrote:
>> This issue started with the prior "xorg-server-devel" bump a while back. I just moved to iTerm2 for the interim; -very- impressed with that terminal manager! I still need Xterm for some things though ... sigh ... - MLD
>> On Mon, Apr 1, 2019, at 11:37 PM, Ken Cunningham wrote:
>>>> Has anybody else noticed that text scrolling in a xterm is now glacially
>>>> slow since xorg-server was upgraded to @1.20.4_0 over the weekend?
>>>> X11 is really painful to use now.
>>> It certainly is. There is something wrong with the screen redrawing in
>>> xterm now, it seems.
>>> Ken

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