Re: [As-users] upgrading
Mon, 7 Mar 2005 17:28:48 +0100 (CET)

> On Fri, Mar 04, 2005 at 03:13:20PM -0600, Sasha Vasko wrote:
>>Jason Day wrote:
>>>On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 02:38:50PM -0500, Jason Day wrote:
>>>>Second, desktop switching is a little cumbersome now.  When switching
>>>>to a new desktop, or even to a new viewport on the same desktop,
>>>>afterstep freezes for about one to two seconds.  During this time I
>>>>can still move the mouse pointer, but I can't interact with anything,
>>>>and the focus doesn't change.  Also, if I switch desktops while a
>>>>Gaim window is open, the freeze lasts for about 10 seconds.
>>>I updated my database and pager files, and this problem went away.
>>>Sorry for the false alarm.
>>What was the change? AfterStep should not be that slow under any 
> I too was experiencing a terrible slowness with the new AS.  Not quite
> as bad as Jason, but still quite annoying.  For me, anytime AS
> opened/resized a window or switched viewports, AS would pause for about
> 100-200ms.  Also, dragging a shaped window was very slow.
> Simply turning off the Animate module instantly made the problem go
> away and now AS is running as speedy as ever.

never would have thought of that... just killed Animate and wow...
window switching is really fast now. everything in afterstep "feels"
2-3 times faster...

thanks for the tip


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