gtk performance testing [was Re: GNOME 2.11/2.12 targeting GTK+ 2.8 (ie cairo based)]

On 6/9/05, Jon K Hellan <hellan acm org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-06-09 at 14:39 +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> >       If we're talking about performance/stability in the context of whether
> > GNOME 2.12 should use GTK+ 2.8, we're effectively saying "I think the
> > GTK+ team might ship a unstable or unacceptably slow 2.8.0 release;
> > GNOME shouldn't commit to using GTK+ 2.8 yet". I would hope that we
> > would have more confidence in the judgement of the GTK+ team than that.
> Crashes and performance are very different types of problem. Crashes get
> fixed once they can be reproduced. Fixing bad performance can take a
> long time.
> Well, I haven't tested gtk2.7 since just after Cairo got added, so I
> can't tell whether there is a performance problem. Has anybody got
> numbers?

I haven't seen this announced on gtk-devel or here, so:

Apparently this is a test tool to test gtk performance. Would be great
to have someone test 2.7 with it.


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