RE: gtk+ and gtk-engines slow

I have looked into the cheese theme. It is fast because it doesn't use the
pixmap engine.
It seems that all themes that actually use the pixmap engine are slow.

I meen slow in the fact that it is slow on a PII 450 and on a PII dual 350.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Richard Hult []
> Sent:	Friday, January 22, 1999 3:11 PM
> To:
> Subject:	RE: gtk+ and gtk-engines slow
> I have noticed that there is a big speed difference between different
> pixmaps themes. The cheese theme is almost as fast as the default theme
> while the gradient theme is veeery slow, to the point of not being
> usable, not even on a PII 233 MHz box.
> These two themes differ in that the Cheese theme uses a tiled pixmap as
> background for everything and the Gradient theme has a pixmap that is
> streched to fit everything. My guess is that this is a bit
> inefficient...
> One more thing that I have noticed is that the pixmap theme has become
> slower over time. Unfortunately, I can only give this really
> vague report about this. But I remember the good old days, when I could
> use the gradient theme :)
> I have tried to look at the changelogs to see what could have caused
> the slowdown, but I haven't really managed to find anything.
> Regards,
> Richard
> -- 
>         FAQ: Frequently-Asked Questions at
>          To unsubscribe: mail with 
>                        "unsubscribe" as the Subject.

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]