[Lazarus] Timing of all compiler options on slow machines
wkitty42 at windstream.net
Thu Aug 22 13:50:12 CEST 2013
On 8/22/2013 06:58, Martin wrote:
> The system was particular busy (another fpc (different exe / different version)
> was running).
> - using 1 of 2 cpu => but the other was idle, so enough cpu power
> - still 1Gb of RAM free
> - but it would have prevented anything useful being in the OS disc cache because
> it accesses plenty of other files
> Everything on my system react nice and fine, except that tab ("other") took a
> few seconds
the possibility of slow access is why i originally requested a "please wait
while acquiring options" popup window just to let us know what was going on...
but if the process is going to go into a background thread, there's no real need
for the box... even in my testing, loading lazarus with the default empty
project and going directly to project settings -> other as quickly as i could,
it still took some few seconds... my mouse has to walk a long way over this
1600x1200 screen ;)
FWIW: i just spent several hours moving some large files off this machine so i
could perform a thorough defrag of this NTFS file system... have returned the
machine to normal operations and just tested again... consistent 15.xxx load
times even back to back without exiting lazarus... just canceling the panel,
re-opening it and selecting other... the drive light doesn't even blink... not
sure what to do to make it faster... not sure that it really matters, either...
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