Re: Bug with repeating characters

  • From: Gary Capell <gary@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Ian Broster <ianb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2004 09:29:32 +1000

On Tue, Apr 13, 2004 at 03:51:52PM +0100, Ian Broster wrote:
> Wilyfans,
> Very occasionally, I have noticed that wily gets into a state where it 
> will
> duplicate single characters in a file, during editing. I have
> just seen it do it: I could press return to replace a linefeed and tab
> with a linefeed and plus tab (autoindentation on) and it duplicates a 
> character
> later in the line. This could be 'Undo'ne and repeated.
> I have no idea what causes it to get into this state, but once
> it's in it, it happens quite frequently and a file ends up with
> scattered duplicate characters.
> Anyone else noticed? Any thoughts?

I've noticed it.  I've only noticed it on large-ish files, never
on small files.  I'm guessing there's something off-by-one in
the buffer-gap shuffling, but I've been too lazy to look
into it at all :-(

Gary Capell <gary@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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