minutes of ESC call ...
bjoern.michaelsen at canonical.com
Fri Sep 26 07:54:37 PDT 2014
On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 03:36:34PM +0100, Michael Meeks wrote:
> + Bjoern re-introduced mergelibs for 4.3.2
> + enabled for 4.3.1 without a patch, we need
> other libs in mergelibs to avoid circular deps.
> + some interesting bug reports wrt. dbtools moving
> into mergelibs etc.
> + anyone interested in investigating ?
> + mergelibs works nicely from 4.0.x -> 4.2.x
> startup time is visibily faster with it.
> compressed pkg is 1Mb smaller too ...
So, since I had to fiddle with this anyway I did measure cold and hot starts of
LibreOffice in an Ubuntu 14.10 VM:
mergedlibs 2.06s ~0.8s
no mergedlibs 3.46s ~0.8s
These times were handstopped, thus likely at least -/+0.2s (thus the warm
starts arent really worth anything) -- still a cold start of LibreOffice is
some ~70% faster on cold start. This is with a full distro build of 22.214.171.124
with full install (including java-foo) on a 8GB VirtualBox VM running on a
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