On 10/14/16 21:39, Brian J. Johnson wrote:
> On 10/12/2016 03:17 AM, Ryan Harkin wrote:
>> On 7 October 2016 at 16:59, Leif Lindholm <leif.lindh...@linaro.org>
>> wrote:
>>> Roy can now be found at Roy Franz <roy.fr...@hpe.com> (cc:d).
>>>
>>> On Fri, Oct 07, 2016 at 05:56:26PM +0200, Laszlo Ersek wrote:
>>>> Roy, Ryan,
>>>>
>>>> On 10/07/16 16:53, Brian J. Johnson wrote:
>>>>> This patch series implements some improvements to the TtyTerm terminal
>>>>> type in the TerminalDxe driver.  It fixes an end case with cursor
>>>>> position tracking, and uses that to optimize cursor motion escape
>>>>> sequences.  It also adds support for the page up, page down, insert,
>>>>> home, and end keys on some additional common terminal emulators.
>>>>>
>>>>> The result is improved performance, especially at the shell prompt,
>>>>> and better compatibility with common terminal emulators.  In
>>>>> particular, as a side effect of the optimized cursor motion, terminal
>>>>> windows which are taller than the current mode setting (eg. 25 lines)
>>>>> work much better than before.
>>>>>
>>>>> Most of these fixes have been in production in some form on SGI's
>>>>> servers for years.
>>>>>
>>>>> Contributed-under: TianoCore Contribution Agreement 1.0
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Brian Johnson <bjohn...@sgi.com>
>>>>> Cc: Feng Tian <feng.t...@intel.com>
>>>>> Cc: Star Zeng <star.z...@intel.com>
>>>>>
>>>>> Brian J. Johnson (3):
>>>>>   MdeModulePkg/TerminalDxe: Improve TtyTerm cursor position tracking
>>>>>   MdeModulePkg/TerminalDxe: Optimize TtyTerm cursor motion
>>>>>   MdeModulePkg/TerminalDxe: Handle more keys with TtyTerm
>>>>>
>>>>>  .../Universal/Console/TerminalDxe/Terminal.h       |  2 +
>>>>>  .../Universal/Console/TerminalDxe/TerminalConIn.c  | 24 +++++++--
>>>>>  .../Universal/Console/TerminalDxe/TerminalConOut.c | 61
>>>>> ++++++++++++++++++++--
>>>>>  3 files changed, 79 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> can you please provide feedback (testing or otherwise) on this series?
>>>>
>>
>> Well, they "work" for me and I'd be happy with them being submitted.
>>
>> Tested-by: Ryan Harkin <ryan.har...@linaro.org>
>>
>> The only curious effect I can see is the Print(L"xxx"); lines that
>> expect the \n to be missing will no longer "work".  For example, I
>> carry a patch by Daniil Egranov titled
>> "IntelFrameworkModulePkg/BdsDxe: Show boot timeout message" and it no
>> longer displays the countdown on the same line each time, it prints
>> each message on a new line.
>>
>> However, I don't see that as a blocking point, Daniil's patch could be
>> changed easily and there are other advantages to this series that make
>> it worthwhile, IMO, eg, Shell commands with lots of output (like
>> "help" or "dir fs0:") no longer create an awful mess on the serial
>> console.
>>
> 
> So, is this just waiting for a maintainer's review?

That's my understanding, yes.

Thanks,
Laszlo
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