Re: [As-users] How to make afterstep more reactive

Sasha Vasko (sasha@aftercode.net)
Wed, 06 Apr 2005 09:51:35 -0500




Fabrice Ilponse wrote:
> Sasha Vasko wrote:
> 
>>
>>
>> Fabrice Ilponse wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>>    I'm running the  AfterStep-2.00.03 on solaris 2.8 on a sunray.
>>>    The problem i have is there's big lag when doing operations with 
>>> afterstep.
>>>    eg. move a window : if i move the mouse to fast before the pointer 
>>> changes,  the window won't follow and i'll get my mouse off the 
>>> window title bar as the window finally move.
>>>    eg2. if I have a xterm continually dropping text and scrolling, 
>>> afterstep takes a least 20-30 second to focus any other window.
>>>
>>>    PS: On the sunray, all the display/sound/etc... passes thru the 
>>> network. I'm on a 100mb/s network. So my display has a little 
>>> latency. More, i have aterms with transparent background.
>>
>>
>>
>> Yeah, that would be a problem, as AS renders everything clientsides 
>> and uses alot of bandwidth to transfer images to X server. Still we 
>> fixed some speed problems since 2.0.3, so you may try latest CVS or 
>> 2.0.4.
>> If it is still too slow - then you'll have to switch back to AS 1.8, 
>> which was not using as much bandwidth. All thanks to the 
>> <sarcasm>wonderfull design of X</sarcasm>.
>>
> Error compiling 2.00.04:
> 
> decor.c: In function `on_astbar_pointer_action':
> decor.c:1663: parse error before `static'
> decor.c:1671: `last_balloon' undeclared (first use in this function)
> decor.c:1671: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
> decor.c:1671: for each function it appears in.)
> make[2]: *** [decor.o] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory 
> `/export/home/chaos/zinaps/tmp/AfterStep-2.00.04/libAfterStep'
> 
> gcc version 2.95.2 does not accept variable declarations after code.
> the too following lines must be inverted:
>    LOCAL_DEBUG_CALLER_OUT( "%p, %s, %d", tbar, context2text(context), 
> leave );
>    static ASBalloon *last_balloon = NULL ;

Fixed in CVS - thanks

Sasha
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