[patch] Improve text performance
By geor...@google.com on September 20, 2010 16:50 (imported from Google Code)
Jordan S writes: A patch that increases the speed of text drawing. In the stable release, scrolling in vim can be painfully slow, especially over ssh. This patch improves the speed of text drawing by using the CoreGraphics api. The Cocoa api's use so many objective-c function calls behind the scenes that they can be very slow. It also seems to reduce CPU use when a command outputs a lot of text.