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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Reduce curses escdelay from 1s to 0.2s

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Reduce curses escdelay from 1s to 0.2s
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2016 21:49:04 +0100

On 22 June 2016 at 16:44, Samuel Thibault <address@hidden> wrote:
> By default, curses will only report single ESC key event after 1s delay,
> since ESC is also used for keypad escape sequences. This however makes users
> believe that ESC is not working. Reducing to 0.2s provides good enough user
> experience, while still allowing 200ms for keypad sequences to get in, which
> should be more than enough.

That the default delay is this massive seems like a bug in curses,
but I don't suppose it's likely to be changed at this point :-(

-- PMM

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