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From: Nicola Girardi <ng@0x80.stream>
To: 9fans <9fans@9fans.net>
Cc: adr <adr@sdf.org>
Subject: Re: [9fans] Acme: support spaces in file|dir names
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2023 21:21:43 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <07dbfdab2895fb49fed8d06102ca640a@0x80.stream> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <fa9d2d4e-0ab-a84a-dd27-82b9ba77a38b@sdf.org>

On 2023-02-20 19:05, adr wrote:
> One thing I can't understand is why the text window
> is always redrawn completely when the tag line is edited. I'll take a 
> look
> in the future.

AFAIR from when I looked into it, this behavior was introduced in

commit ba7c22f781dafd30d0b97179c941476639022285
Author: mveety <mveety@gmail.com>
Date:   Wed Aug 28 23:01:23 2013 -0400

     Added the p9p acme patch the allows multiline tags (thanks rsc and 

I think the redraw happens because when you add a character to the tag 
you may need to wrap to a new line.
As a stopgap for myself, I've just removed the call to winresize from 
In principle one should be able to figure out the width of the text in 
the tag and how many lines are needed, and redraw only if that number 
changes after a character is typed, but I wasn't able to figure out 
where to do this in the code.

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      parent reply	other threads:[~2023-02-24 20:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-02-20 16:06 adr
2023-02-20 17:23 ` hiro
2023-02-20 18:05   ` adr
2023-02-20 19:27     ` hiro
2023-02-24 20:21     ` Nicola Girardi [this message]

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