Faster Launch of Activities
riccardo.lucchese at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 05:13:53 EDT 2008
On Tue, 2008-07-15 at 11:47 +0200, riccardo wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-07-15 at 05:01 -0400, Greg Smith wrote:
> > description?
> > It would be useful to see a comparison of build 656 v 703 v 708 v
> > latest
> > joyride. That's a lot so just 703 (last release image) vs latest
> > Joyride
> > would the top priority.
> I'm not instrumenting the code but using a stopwatch so timings are a
> bit rough.
> The test:
> - reboot the machine
> - wait that jfss2_gcd_mtd0 finishes hogging the cpu
> (around 50 secs from when the shell is displayed)
> - go to the listview
> - for every activity (one at time), from the drop menu->start and take
> the time until the full window redrawn
> - do it again from point (*) if you want to see the difference between
> first startup and 'warm' startup
> I also use to gather stats with Picker while doing the test, to see
> what processes are taking more cpu time; it also helps to catch
> conditions where activities are fully redrawn at time x but really are
> fully loaded at x+20sec (easy to see in etoys and browse).
> Are both first and second launch timings needed ?
> > Michael,
> > What is the latest version of Joyride that people should be testing?
> > I re-read your status e-mail July 12 and didn't see it in there:
> > http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-July/016457.html
> > I didn't click on all the links so let me know if I missed it
> > somewhere.
Could anybody confirm the following points please ?
- builds numbers
- if it's ok to take those timings as explained above
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