RE: gtk+ and gtk-engines slow

Other people have expressed slowness in the pixmap engine as well. It seems
that gtk broke the pixmap engine. It still works, but slowly. Some one on
the list said that the pixmap engine worked alot better with older versions
of gtk. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Richard Hult []
> Sent:	Friday, January 22, 1999 3:23 PM
> To:
> Cc:
> Subject:	RE: gtk+ and gtk-engines slow
> On 22 Jan, Fox, Kevin M wrote:
> > I have looked into the cheese theme. It is fast because it doesn't use
> the
> > pixmap engine.
> Oops, sorry. I thought that Cheese used the pixmap theme since it has a
> nice cheese background pixmap :) Well, that explains why it's so fast
> then.
> > 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.
> When I run pixmap themes here (P166) I can see everything getting
> redrawn lots of times, causing flickering. On my faster computer with
> much faster  graphics and a PII 233, the flickering doesn't show but
> it's really really slow. To the point of being muuuch slower than
> Win95/98. 
> I dont know where to start looking but it certainly seems like something
> is wrong... right?
> Regards,
> Richard

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