Re: [dwm] 4.7 is delayed

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2007 19:48:51 +0100

On Mon, Nov 05, 2007 at 05:01:16AM -0500, Ritesh Kumar wrote:
> I think the best option is to double buffer this thing. So while the input
> is being read (till we encounter a \n), we keep displaying the old string.
> So long as there is a pause between the read()ing of any two \n's we won't
> have flicker or incomplete string display.


> Here is my patch... The basic idea is to keep reading in a separate buffer
> (buf). If a \n or \0 is read then take the front portion of buf (delimited
> by \n or \0) and use it for stext and take the back portion of buf and use
> it the new buf and offset.
> Feedback is welcome :)

Well I'm going to apply your patch with some modifications, see
hackers@ archives for details or the next changeset ;)


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