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Re: screen / ncurses problem in slink.

On Wed, 18 Nov 1998, Steve Lamb wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 18, 1998 at 08:15:10PM +0000, robbie@scot-mur.demon.co.uk wrote:
> > When I upgraded to the latest slink, screen was very slow at switching
> > windows. Downgrading to the hamm version of screen fixed the problem.
> > Could it be caused by ncurses4? 
>     Any other specifics?  I use screen almost exclusively and have noticed
> no slowdowns at switching screens.

I have noticed a general total slowdown when using screen over ssh. It
seems to send a chunk of data and then wait for a time, then repeat.
Loading bitchx takes amost a full minute of this send, pause, send. A
second ssh that is not running screen loads virtually instanly. Pine also
has a slowdown when switching messages.

I just did a quick little test and it doesn't seem to happen locally.


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