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Update Alacritty to 0.6.0

Authored by EbonJaeger on Nov 25 2020, 4:11 AM.



Summarized Changelog:

  • Added:
    • New Ctrl+C binding to cancel search and leave vi mode
    • Escapes for double underlines and underline reset
    • Configuration file option for sourcing other files (import)
    • CLI parameter --option/-o to override any configuration field
    • Support for single line terminals dimensions
  • Changed:
    • Cursors are now inverted when their fixed color is similar to the cell's background
    • Use the working directory of the terminal foreground process, instead of the shell's working directory, for SpawnNewInstance action
    • Use yellow/red from the config for error and warning messages instead of fixed colors
    • Reduce memory usage by up to at least 30% with a full scrollback buffer
    • The number of zerowidth characters per cell is no longer limited to 5
  • Fixed:
    • Slow rendering performance with HiDPI displays
    • Visual bell getting stuck on the first frame
    • Keys swallowed during search when pressing them right before releasing backspace

Full changelog here.

Test Plan

Change to various directories, did some source code editing in Neovim, and ran bottom and screenfetch.

Diff Detail

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Event Timeline

EbonJaeger created this revision.Nov 25 2020, 4:11 AM
EbonJaeger requested review of this revision.Nov 25 2020, 4:11 AM
JoshStrobl accepted this revision.Nov 25 2020, 11:20 PM
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LGTM, thanks!

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Nov 25 2020, 11:20 PM
This revision was automatically updated to reflect the committed changes.