Re: Why gtk applications redraw so slow?

On Thu, 4 Nov 1999, Antonio Campos wrote:

> Why gtk applications redraw so slow compared to KDE applications or
> others X-Window applications?
> Is it inherent to the design of gtk?
To many overhead, too many unneeded redraws - this is a reason. Hundreds
of X calls to draw ordinary window.
Drawing engine will be changed in future versions to pixmap backed. All
drawing will go to memory buffer and only resulting pixmap will be
Perhaps this technique is used in Motif, Qt, Win9x and other toolkits (at
least it seems so:)

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