RE: gtk+ and gtk-engines slow

I just tried it as well. It does speed up the computer significantly. :)
If the cache is so much faster, shouldn't it default to cache instead of
defaulting to no cache?

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Richard Hult []
> Sent:	Friday, January 22, 1999 8:56 PM
> To:
> Subject:	RE: gtk+ and gtk-engines slow
> > Can you put this in your ~/.gnome/Gnome file:
> > 
> > [Cache]
> > Disable_Imlib_Cache=0
> I suppose you mean this one, right? (I tried that one you suggested but
> I couldn't notice any difference)
> [UI_GnomeApp]
> Disable_Imlib_cache=false
> At least that's the one I tried. The pixmap engine is now faster! And it
> probably makes sense to cache the pixmaps that is used all the time
> everywhere in all apps... So maybe the pixmap-engine  pixmaps should be
> cached even if the user doesn't want the actuall apps to cache their
> pixmaps.
> It's still a bit slow to be usable though... And I'm pretty sure that
> it's been faster a while ago.
> By the way, if the cache is disabled, you can easily see how
> inefficient the pixmap theme is. When resizing apps, the widgets get
> redrawn between 2 and 3 times.
> Richard.
> ps this is with all the newest stuff from cvs on a RH5.2, i386, P166 w/
> 96MB.
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