[haiku-appserver] Re: Terminal/MiniTerminal

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-appserver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2005 22:44:27 +0200 CEST

Ingo Weinhold <bonefish@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I realized, that in its current state the MiniTerminal is not really 
> helpful while trying to get attaching gdb to a crashed app working 
> properly. The main problem is that I have a good deal of debug output 
> that 
> goes into the terminal so that earlier output is lost due to missing 
> scrolling support (or is there a way to scroll and I missed it?). 
> Also not 
> so nice, but probably bearable is that the general text output speed 
> (especially when scrolling) is really slow (I use qemu, so things are 
> generally a bit slower).
> So, what is the state of the real Terminal? Is it already working? 
> Who 
> feels responsible for it? Which is the right one anyway -- there seem 
> to be 
> two implementations? What does a broken zip file in repository 
> (http://svn.berlios.de/viewcvs/haiku/haiku/trunk/src/apps/terminal/muterm-2.3.zip?rev=11769&view=log)?
> > 
> What is the state of app server scrolling support in general? IIRC 
> the last 
> time I had a look at Playground, something was still broken.
> Unless there are better options I would add scrolling support to 
> MiniTerminal, if necessary even hacking a bit to circumvent app 
> server 
> scrolling support.
> Any opinions?

I would rather see us adopting Terminal now :-)
If it doesn't work correctly, it should fixable with not too much 
effort I hope.
The R5 Terminal didn't work correctly last time I tried, though (seems 
to be a TTY issue).


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