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Re: terminal simulator



>>>>> "Nolan" == Nolan Darilek <nolan_d@bigfoot.com> writes:

By default emacs starts truncating comint buffers --so both
shell and terminal after they grow to a certain size 
--the size at which this happens is determined by 
variable comint-buffer-maximum-size 
--when the shell or term buffer hits that limit I typically
nuke  some of the buffer contents that I dont care about.
This is a good thing otherwise your emacs will just chew up
more and more memory.
    Nolan> As an aside, I've noticed some oddness in how
    Nolan> Emacspeak (or maybe it's Emacs?) handles large
    Nolan> terminal buffers. Term buffers behave nicely,
    Nolan> until they grow to be longer than 2000 lines in
    Nolan> length. When this happens:

    Nolan> 1.  The top-most text in the terminal buffer
    Nolan> seems to vanish; it's as if the terminal is one
    Nolan> large screen, and old data is scrolling away.

    Nolan> 2.  Emacspeak stops speaking portions of
    Nolan> newly-received text. As an example, in shell-mode
    Nolan> and in terminal buffers which are shorter than
    Nolan> 2000 lines, ls speaks all incoming text. If the
    Nolan> terminal buffer excedes 2k lines, however, ls
    Nolan> only speaks part of the incoming text. I've tried
    Nolan> this with several versions of Emacs and
    Nolan> Emacspeak; I haven't reported it because I
    Nolan> normally use shell-mode, and I had forgotten
    Nolan> about the problem until I read this message. Can
    Nolan> anyone else duplicate this?

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--raman

      
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--raman

      
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