Re: [As-users] upgrading

niklas@fet.at
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 
>>circumstances.
> 
> 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

Niklas

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