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SubjectRe: xterm scrolling speed - scheduling weirdness in 2.6 ?!
On Mon, 2004-01-05 at 00:47, Mike Fedyk wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 05, 2004 at 12:33:12AM +0100, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> > at a time. I have yet to understand why 'ls|cat' behaves
> > differently, but fortunately it works and it has already saved
> > me some useful time.
> cat probably does some buffering for you, and sends the output to xterm in
> larger blocks.

yes indeed, judging from the cat source it does chose optimal buffer
size, here 1024 byte... so it reads/writes larger chunks... and jump
scrolling takes place...


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