Faster Launch of Activities

pgf at pgf at
Mon Jul 14 13:52:41 EDT 2008

chris wrote:
 > Hi,
 >    > Let's get it on the roadmap for 9.1, when we've got time to
 >    > actually make the fixes required and test them properly (unless
 >    > someone really believes that speeding up sugar is a 4 line patch).
 > I'd like to see an activity startup time comparison (just taken with a
 > stopwatch) between 650, joyride before the new sugar shell but after
 > rainbow prelaunch was added, and latest joyride.  We should do this
 > before we ship 8.2, and in future we should try to publish changes to
 > activity startup time alongside patches that touch activity launch.
 > I was planning on doing this measurement myself, but it's not getting to
 > the top of my stack.  Could I persuade someone else to volunteer? 

perhaps it would be possible to add log entries at the "interesting"
points of activity startup, so that the timing data is always available
on a regular basis.

 paul fox, pgf at

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