[Fontconfig] Slow startup of trivial GNOME 2.6 applications
Stefaan A Eeckels
Stefaan.Eeckels at ecc.lu
Thu Oct 21 01:00:22 EST 2004
On Wed, 20 Oct 2004 07:11:07 -0700
Alan Coopersmith <Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM> wrote:
> Stefaan A Eeckels wrote:
> > A bit of trussing reveals that even the most trivial
> > of programs performs a full scan of all the available
> > font files on the system.
> Run fc-cache as root first to build the font caches so the
> applications don't have to do this. The fontconfig provided
> by Sun in Solaris will do this for you, but I don't know if
> blastwave's will.
Obviously not - running fc-cache made a tremendous difference
and made Blastwave's Gnome significantly faster. Thanks a lot!
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