Re: [gtk-list] Lots of Pixmaps

Lots and lots, of funky pixmap buttons = graphically intensive

The widgets should change state fast enough so the user doesn't notice any
lag = fast enough


> On Wed, 22 Mar 2000 14:35:34 MST, Andrew Burr <>  said:
> > I am about to develop a graphic intensive gui for an application running
> > on linux. I will be using my own or extending a lot of gtk widgets...
> > somewhat like xmms. I will be using a lot of pixmaps also. Will gdk/gtk be
> > fast enough or possibly another solution would be better? Some advice
> > where I could do things to speed it all up (things to avoid/ things to
> > do).
> Can you define "fast enough"?  And "graphic intensive"?  If you have a lot of
> funky pixmap buttons and so on, but you don't care if a button changes state
> in 0.5 seconds or .01 seconds, the answer is different than if you're trying
> to do sustained 30fps animation of a 3D representation of something that's
> busy rotating and changing shape.
> -- 
> 				Valdis Kletnieks
> 				Operating Systems Analyst
> 				Virginia Tech

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