Bug 474618

Summary: gnome-terminal sometime leaves empty begining of the line
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Zdenek Kabelac <zkabelac>
Component: gnome-terminalAssignee: Behdad Esfahbod <behdad>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: rawhideCC: behdad, yaneti
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gnome-terminal (vte) missing symbols
typescript none

Description Zdenek Kabelac 2008-12-04 12:13:10 EST
Description of problem:

I've started to notice that I'm now missing some text written on the begining of the line:

make -C tools
make[1]: Entering directory `/misc/tools'
       : Nothing to be done for `all'.
       : Leaving directory `/misc/tools'

instead of the text written in xterm:

make[1]: Entering directory `/misc/tools'
make[1]: Nothing to be done for `all'.
make[1]: Leaving directory `/misc/tools'
make -C daemons

Usually could be noticed while running make - I'm not really sure if there are any control command printed or what other reason could be for this behavior.

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Comment 1 Yanko Kaneti 2008-12-04 14:21:37 EST
I can confirm this, but it appears to be an issue with the new vte (0.19.1-1). Cannot reproduce with vte downgraded to 0.17.4-1.fc10. 
Running on modeset radeon r5xx if that matters...
Comment 2 Yanko Kaneti 2008-12-04 14:37:35 EST
Created attachment 325730 [details]
gnome-terminal (vte) missing symbols

And its not only at the beginning of the line here. See attachment.
Comment 3 Behdad Esfahbod 2008-12-04 14:49:36 EST
Ouch, not good.  Does it happen regularly?  If yes, can one of you record it inside script(1) and see if replaying that reproduces?

Comment 4 Yanko Kaneti 2008-12-04 15:15:49 EST
Created attachment 325742 [details]

Here is one that always has issues. Not always in the same places but almost everytime on the last two lines of output. In general it seems to happen almost every time there is a burst of output at big rate, regardless of what the output actually is.
Comment 5 Yanko Kaneti 2008-12-04 15:24:35 EST
Just doing  while true ; do  echo -n "#" ; done  produces a very raindrops-falling-upwards display. Pretty random.
Comment 6 Behdad Esfahbod 2008-12-05 15:01:42 EST
Fixed in rawhide.