Re: GNOME startup time: gconf tree merging
- From: Behdad Esfahbod <behdad behdad org>
- To: Denis Washington <dwashington gmx net>
- Cc: desktop-devel-list gnome org, gconf-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: GNOME startup time: gconf tree merging
- Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 13:45:29 -0400
On Fri, 2007-06-15 at 14:15 +0200, Denis Washington wrote:
> While informing myself about ways to reduce GNOME's startup time, I
> found a site named "Analyzing and Improving GNOME Startup Time" on
> gnome.org . Among other things, it talks about the possibility of
> merging together the several gconf xml files to bigger trees, which
> seems to dramatically reduce startup time. As stated in the text, a
> patch for this was commited, but quickly reverted in 2004 because of
> legacy support issues .
> My question: is the big amount of small XML files still as much of a
> problem in the current gconf version as in 2004? And if yes, are the
> reasons for which it was rejected still legitimate today? The problems
> arised with GNOME versions >2.6 which want to use the same database;
> we're at version 2.18 now....
> I think if it still brings significant startup time reductions, we
> should seriously consider to get this patch into GNOME 2.20.
I have a vague memory that something like this committed, or floating
around, a few months ago. Search the archives.
>  http://www.gnome.org/~lcolitti/gnome-startup/analysis/
>  http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=138498
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