Poor TTF font performance on Linux with newer VM
bert at impara.de
Thu May 18 11:36:58 UTC 2006
Isn't that still the issue that TTF glyphs are not cached long enough
anymore because of a fix to the garbage collector's weak ref handling?
Is there a fix in the image by now?
- Bert -
Am 18.05.2006 um 13:30 schrieb Tony Garnock-Jones:
> I've just checked against 3.9-4 (built from source tarball from
> squeakvm.org), and it's still hideously slow. So it's down to
> that changed between 3.7-7 and 3.9-4. Or perhaps CroquetPlugin or
> FloatMathPlugin. Or AioPlugin or UnixOSProcess :-)
> goran at krampe.se wrote:
>> Tony Garnock-Jones <tonyg at lshift.net> wrote:
>>> Thanks for that - I had suspected it might be a plugin. I've
>>> 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.
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