[Lazarus] Ubuntu 9.04 (Lazarus too slow)

Flávio Etrusco flavio.etrusco at gmail.com
Fri May 8 03:28:32 CEST 2009

On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 6:48 AM, Graeme Geldenhuys
<graemeg.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 10:49 AM, Mark Morgan Lloyd
> <markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk> wrote:
>> I'm not fully up-to-date with versions etc. but what I've seen is that
>> under some circumstances Lazarus- particularly with gtk2- is
>> unreasonably slow running over a remote (i.e. networked) X session.
>> Speed to a local X session and remotely using VNC is acceptable.
> Lazarus via a remove X session in TOTALLY unusable!! It is clearly a
> bug somewhere in the LCL-GTK2 widgetset, because other GTK2
> applications like Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird, Nero for Linux, gEdit,
> Nautilus etc all run fine with acceptable speeds.
> I can't remember how Lazarus with GTK1 runs over a remote X session. I
> would really like to develop remotely on our 64bit Linux server, but
> currently can't. This is one of the reasons I really want to get the
> LCL-fpGUI widgetset going - so remote development can become a
> reality.
> BTW: fpGUI based applications also run really nice over a remote X session.
> And no I don't want or like VNC sessions.
> -
> Regards,
>  - Graeme -

Wouldn't the handcrafted double-buffering in LCL (or is it in
SynEdit?) be able to cause such problem?


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