xfce4-d] Re: new dev branch stuff

R P Herrold herrold at owlriver.com
Thu Jan 20 07:52:54 CET 2005

On Thu, 20 Jan 2005, David Fraser wrote:

> Alt-F2 just took 5 seconds to open the dialog on my machine, with not much 
> else happening.
> The next time I run it its pretty quick. There was something about this on 
> the list a while ago - apparently it has to do with parsing the history. As a 
> simple fix the history parsing could be done when the drop-down arrow is 
> pressed, but I'm sure that there is a method to speed up the xml parsing in 
> general...

umm -- if this is truly the issue, why not simply spawn a 
niced backgrounded task to do this (paying the penalty in 
parallel with the usual dead time after authentication) at 
startup, and be done with it?

-- Russ Herrold

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