Baldwin_James at emc.com wrote:
> Hi all,
>> Anyone been able to get gnome-terminal to behave itself in AA mode in Redhat
>> I have latest gnome-terminal-2.2.1-3.i386.rpm,
Well that's the latest for rh9. Also check you have the lastest vte.
I presume this is fixed in later versions of gnome-terminal?
> when block selecting text, I
> could be waiting up to 2 minutes in order to select it. Gnome-terminal will
> take all available CPU and hang itself, but not the entire host.
>>From googling, seems like a known issue, but no solid fix when in AA mode.
> Buffer is default 500lines, which equates to about 318kb buffer mem.
> Happens with just one or many g/terms open.
>> Host is a PentiumII 350 (ok, still though) with 384meg, single Ide disk.
>> PID USER PRI NI SIZE RSS SHARE STAT %CPU %MEM TIME CPU COMMAND
> 1969 root 19 0 13056 12M 2988 S 63.4 3.3 11:26 0
> 1913 root 14 -1 28272 15M 848 S < 6.9 4.1 18:41 0 X
Not a fix to your problem, but I really think scaleable/antialiased
text is not required for fixed width apps:
Pádraig Brady - http://www.pixelbeat.org
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