Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 583916
Regression: Redraw error when maximizing window
Last modified: 2011-06-27 11:45:21 EDT
Description of problem:
When I maximize gnome-terminal it shows correctly, but after alt-tab to another application and back there is some kind of redraw error: A thick black line (with holes where the cursor is redrawn) at the bottom, in the last half text line which always is empty.
No big issue, but it is very visible (when maximizing) and looks bad.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Created attachment 407762 [details]
the redraw error
This was reported for rhel6 as well in rhbz 602452. A new release or a backport would be greatly appreciated - that black line is driving me crazy :)
Actually it has been a while since I have noticed this on Fedora 13. I will keep an eye open if it has been fixed.
I'm using a vte package from april, so it can't have been fixed by fix mentioned in bug 602452.
Created attachment 436046 [details]
backport of 405ed5bb from vte.git
I'm still seeing this, and so I backported 405ed5bb (needed only one trivial change at line 110 of the patch) and also upgraded to vte-0.24.3, which seems to contain a (re-)fix for a CVE, albeit a very old one.
The patch seems to have fixed it - actions that would guarantee a black line at the bottom no longer cause it.
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