• Subject: Re: FW: Re: 5250 Data Stream Operation Codes
  • From: "Jason M. Felice" <jasonf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 10 Dec 1999 18:48:43 -0500

On Sat, Dec 11, 1999 at 11:00:26AM +1300, Carey Evans wrote:
> "Jason M. Felice" <jasonf@Baldwingroup.COM> writes:
> 
> [snip]
> 
> > > Speaking of Saving and restoring the screen, did you or Mike Madore ever
> > > redesign tn5250 to not use local buffers, and instead send the necessary 
>info
> > > to the host to redraw the screen?
> > 
> > Out of curiosity, why would we do that?
> 
> Because if tn5250 crashes, and you reconnect and resume the session,
> the local buffers won't be there any more.  And if you signoff a
> session when it's got some screens saved, you get a memory leak since
> the saved screen is never used.

Oh, *that* would be why :)  I'll put it in the TODO and worry about that a
little later.

> 
> -- 
>        Carey Evans  http://home.clear.net.nz/pages/c.evans/
> 
>              "This is where your sanity gives in..."
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