Re: [dev] Re: [st] Drawing optimizations

From: Bjartur Thorlacius <>
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2011 13:04:38 +0000

On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 11:43 AM, Christian Neukirchen
<> wrote:
> Perhaps its faster to draw onto an image and then display that?  (urxvt
> also does the optimization of only updating the window at screen
> frequency or something, so it doesn't render all lines of text flushing
> by.)
Judging from my experience with Linux virtual console terminals, not
redrawing the screen for every line of input (i.e. output) is crucial
for achieving acceptable performance.
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