Poor TTF font performance on Linux with newer VM

goran at krampe.se goran at krampe.se
Thu May 18 11:04:45 UTC 2006


Tony Garnock-Jones <tonyg at lshift.net> wrote:
> Thanks for that - I had suspected it might be a plugin. I've followed
> your suggestion, and the plugin list is almost identical except for
> OSProcess and FFI plugins.
> I've just run "MessageTally spyOn: [3 timesRepeat: [self nextPage]]" on
> my BookMorph. The two results are dramatically different: on the 3.7 VM,
> 477ms for the whole thing; on the 3.9 VM, 50354ms for the whole thing! A
> factor of 100x slower.

Just wanted to mention that this might indeed be the issue I have been
experiencing with the new VM in my IRCe image - I thought it had to do
with Socket communication, but hey, it might as well be this in fact.

regards, Göran

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