71780Re: Problem with xterm screen refresh with recent versions of Vim
- Jul 3, 2013Hi,
On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 10:28 PM, Yegappan Lakshmanan
> Hi,I tried the latest Vim version (7.3.1294). I still see the xterm screen refresh
> On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 8:14 PM, Yegappan Lakshmanan <yegappanl@...> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 10:25 AM, Bram Moolenaar <Bram@...> wrote:
>>> Yegappan Lakshmanan wrote:
>>>> I see a problem in xterm screen refresh with the recent versions of Vim.
>>>> The text displayed in the command line is not cleared.
>>>> Steps to reproduce this problem:
>>>> $ vim -u NONE -i NONE -N -c 'set cmdheight=2' -c 'set laststatus=2'
>>>> <press CTRL-G to display the current file name and other information>
>>>> <Press :e to edit a file>
>>>> In the last step, the file name and other information displayed by
>>>> CTRL-G are not cleared. Even if I force a screen refresh using CTRL-L
>>>> or the ":redraw!" command, the text is not cleared.
>>>> I don't see this problem with Vim 7.3.
>>>> After this problem is seen, if I suspend Vim (using CTRL-Z) and
>>>> resume it (using fg), then the screen is cleared properly.
>>> I cannot reproduce this problem. I do see the first message from CTRL-G
>>> disappearing, that's most likely the other bug.
>>> For me pressing ":" to type the ":e" command already clears the info
>>> from CTRL-G.
>>> Since you say CTRL-G gives info, you actually are editing a file?
>> This problem is caused by the 7.3.859 patch ( 'ambiwidth' must be set
>> by the user).
>> When I remove this patch, I don't see this screen refresh problem.
> This problem is caused by the may_req_ambiguous_character_width()
> function added by the above patch (859).
> When I set the 'ambwidth' option in the .vimrc file, the screen is properly
> refreshed and the problem is not seen.
problem. The changes made for patch 1288 didn't fix this problem.
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