Re: Flickering appeared in recent git

On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 8:23 PM, Patrick Winnertz<winnie debian org> wrote:
> Am Wed, 19 Aug 2009 19:37:49 +0200
> schrieb Denys Vlasenko <vda linux googlemail com>:
>> Hi,
>> I rebuilt mc from newer git (two days ago) and I see
>> a somewhat subtle effect.
>> On screen updates, mc now "flickers".
>> The simplest way to see it is to open a large xterm window
>> with mc file view (it is less noticeable on text consoles),
>> press and hold Ctrl-R (refresh).
>> In mc built from git a month ago or so, or in some old releases,
>> nothing noticeable happens. In new mc, I see cursor appearing
>> randomly in the panel, with the rest of line after cursor cleared
>> and painted black. It happens on random lines and quickly disappears
>> and reappears. It happens so often and takes so much time
>> that Ctrl-R redraw cannot keep up with keyboard repeat -
>> I release the keys but redraws continue for several seconds.
>> This effect is not limited to Ctrl-R, it's just the easiest way to
>> see  it. I see it all the time when screen is updated. For example,
>> if I stand on a text file and press F4, Esc, F4, Esc repeatedly.
>> And I do not see it with old mc in this case too.
>> Does anybody else see this?
> Jepp I can reproduce this.  Can you please open a ticket on m-c.o?

Yes. Here is it:


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