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Update Alacritty to 0.6.0

Authored by EbonJaeger on Nov 25 2020, 11:20 PM.

Description

Update Alacritty to 0.6.0

Summary:
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.

Reviewers: Triage Team, JoshStrobl

Reviewed By: Triage Team, JoshStrobl

Subscribers: JoshStrobl

Differential Revision: https://dev.getsol.us/D10029

Details

Committed
JoshStroblNov 25 2020, 11:20 PM
Pushed
JoshStroblNov 25 2020, 11:20 PM
Reviewer
Triage Team
Differential Revision
D10029: Update Alacritty to 0.6.0
Parents
R4608:78e28a577bd3: Fix alacritty for new ncurses
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References
tag: alacritty-0.6.0-14