Bug 658588

Summary: gnome-terminal gets confused by very long lines of "-"
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: David Tonhofer <bughunt>
Component: gnome-terminalAssignee: Behdad Esfahbod <behdad>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description David Tonhofer 2010-11-30 13:47:21 EST
Description of problem:

Start gnome-terminal, then generate a long line of "-", e.g. by requesting a MySQL dump of a very wide table.

Gone terminal tries to display the overly long line. Scrolling backwards/forwards over those lines works at first, but after some time, all gnome terminals hang (they are not redrawn and the scrollbar is gone, newly started terminals also do not respond), though the terminals recover after some minutes.

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:

1. Start gnome-terminal, then generate a long line (a few pages) of "-", e.g. by requesting a MySQL dump of a very wide table.
2. Scrollback and forth over the line.
3. Lock up!
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