RE: Slow Rendering?
- From: "Dennie, Brooke" <BDennie cas org>
- To: "'Sven Neumann'" <sven gimp org>
- Cc: "'gtk-list gnome org'" <gtk-list gnome org>
- Subject: RE: Slow Rendering?
- Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 10:51:13 -0500
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sven Neumann [mailto:sven gimp org]
> Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2003 10:30 AM
> To: Dennie, Brooke
> Cc: 'gtk-list gnome org'
> Subject: Re: Slow Rendering?
> Sven Neumann <sven gimp org> writes:
> > Unless you set GDK_ENABLE_XFT to 0 explicitely, you are using the
> > PangoXft backend then. Font configuration is done using fontconfig.
> > Please check the fontconfig user documentation at
> > http://pdx.freedesktop.org/~fontconfig/fontconfig-user.html
> Sorry, I confused your answer with another thread where a user was
> asking for information about font configuration.
Oh good, I was beginning to wonder if I'd suddenly lost my
> The answer to your question about speed issues on remote displays is
> that you could try to use X11 core fonts by setting the environment
> variable GDK_ENABLE_XFT to 0. This would disable antialiased fonts
> which are likely causing your speed issues. Does your X-Server
> implement the RENDER extension?
Hrmm. Setting the variable didn't seem to make much of a
difference. The application now takes ~12s, but popups sped
up to ~3s
RENDER isn't implemented as far as I know since I get to see
the "extension RENDER missing" error every time I run my
Any other ideas? Thanks again!
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