Re: [As-users] upgrading

Sasha Vasko (
Mon, 07 Mar 2005 15:08:26 -0600 wrote:
>>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...

Could somebody please try current CVS - I may have fixed the problem 
with Animate in there.

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