Description of problem:
gnome-terminal is very slow when doing cat of a large text file.
e.g. with a ~16M text file:
[root@desktop ~]# time cat dnf.log
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. cat bigtext.txt
it takes a long time to finish the cat
It should be much faster
This is an old regression in vte fixed upstream:
When applying the fix above to RHEL gnome-terminal, it performs much better with a ~10x boost.
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.
For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.
If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.