[poppler] pdf rendering performance on the olpc test boards

Jeff Muizelaar jeff at infidigm.net
Tue Nov 7 09:46:28 PST 2006

On Tue, Nov 07, 2006 at 06:11:50PM +0100, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
> After some profiling of page rendering on the board with sysprof, this
> functions appeared using 45% of CPU time:
> _XcmsLookupColorName
> _XcmsSetGetColors
> _XcmsInitScrnInfo
> _XcmsResolveColorString

I have never seen these functions at the top of a profile. I wonder what
is causing them to be there?
> We are currently using the 0.5.4 version with the cairo backend. The
> processor on the board is a Geode GX-500 [2], the floating point
> performance of which is quite poor. Composition is currently done by
> software.
> Does this info make some sense to anybody? Is poppler who is eating our
> CPU or should we look elsewhere? Can you recommend any compilation
> options that could improve performance?
> I can send the sysprof file, if anyone is interested in giving a look.

I'd be interested in the sysprof file.


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