[Newbies] Re: Squeak slows to start up in Windows

Hilaire Fernandes hilaire2006 at laposte.net
Wed Mar 7 21:22:21 UTC 2007

Asselin Raymond a écrit :
>> Takes about 3 seconds here, with image in different directory
> from VM.
>> On Tue, 06 Mar 2007 07:39:08 -0800, Hilaire Fernandes  
>> <hilaire2006 at laposte.net> wrote:
>>> I am pretty sure I read it somewhere in the Squeak mailing list
> why  
>>> Squeak can be slow to start in Windows... but I cannot find the  
>>> information.
> Bonjour Hilaire,
>     si je me souviens bien (IIRC) the problem was that windows look
> lot of places to find the .image and this is long.  If you drop the
> .image directly ont the squeak.exec you’ll have a fast start, I
> think.
> Salut

Thanks for the tips. I finally took the Herbert option, as this is for a 
deployment in a school for experimentation test, starting the batch is 
simpler for kids. Also it will probably prevent the kids from starting 
several time the VM executable.


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