Re: [dev] [st] Larger HISTSIZE consumes huge memory

From: Eric Pruitt <>
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:46:10 -0700

On Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 07:39:07PM +0600, Techno Implant wrote:
> So my question is if there's a patch that can make st handle
> scrollback lines dynamically rather than preallocate.
> And also will there be any daemon mode available for st?

You could use tmux. It dynamically allocates memory for the scrollback
buffer, and using tmux would also give you something akin to daemon
mode. You also wouldn't have to worry about waiting for someone to
update the st history patch after st has been modified.

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