RE: gtk+ and gtk-engines slow

Well, It looks like it doesn't eat up too much memory. I have only 64 megs
in my box and it has 26 free right now. Running the seaGTK theme and E.

It looks like the cache is more of a cpu cache then a mem cache.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Richard Hult []
> Sent:	Friday, January 22, 1999 9:10 PM
> To:
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> Subject:	RE: gtk+ and gtk-engines slow
> On 22 Jan, Fox, Kevin M wrote:
> > 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?
> Well, it would eat a loooot of memory I guess... but I think it would be
> a good idea to always cache the pixmap-engine's pixmaps, if possible.
> Because otherwise I don't think the pixmap-engine is useable if you
> don't have a dual PII 450+ with the best graphics card available or so
> ;)
> But I guess that someone that has the knowledge should take a look at
> m´why things get redrawn so many times... One is enough, 2 is a bit too
> much and 3 times is... not good.
> Richard

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