Re: [dev] [st] Drawing optimizations

From: Peter John Hartman <>
Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2012 14:21:28 -0500

On Sun, Jan 22, 2012 at 08:02:58PM +0100, Martti Kühne wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 22, 2012 at 01:22:20PM -0500, Peter John Hartman wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Unfortunately, the tmux-split-pane problem still persists. The
> > tmux-split-pane problem is this: if one pane in tmux is spitting
> > out a bunch of text (e.g. a sudo cat /var/log/messages or most
> > compilations) you can't really switch panes or do much of anything
> > at all.
> >
> Hey, another tmux+st user!
> Could you be more precise please, maybe provide me with a screenshot or
> something like that, because I can't really understand what problem you tried
> to describe there. In the current setup I can split windows horizontally as
> well as vertically without error.
> Myself I'm still not done on a similar tmux related problem, because tmux
> assumes the terminal it's running on understands utf8 / graphical characters
> and non-standard glyphs, which means until I recently added a quick fix [1] for
> it I didn't see any pane limits, which meant erroneous display with any of
> mutt, htop, finch, pane splits (irssi+nicklist), ncmpc. Well, I know I could
> have this easier by adding more complete utf8 support, but I was too lazy to
> look into the documentation / existing utf8 handling.
> If your problem is in fact related and st fails at horizontal padding, please
> try the patch and see if it helps.
> cheers!
> mar77i
> [1]


I described it in more detail in a previous post "st is slow in this
particular case".


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