RE: gtk+ and gtk-engines slow

Could the changes that have slowed things down be in Imlib?  Just a

On Fri, 22 Jan 1999, Richard Hult wrote:

> 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
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