Subject: Re: How to dramatically speed up firefox without rebuilding anything
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <email@example.com>
Date: 03/19/2007 18:35:15
On Mon, Mar 19, 2007 at 07:16:42PM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Mar 2007, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 19, 2007 at 12:52:54PM -0400, Blair Sadewitz wrote:
> > > env MOZ_DISABLE_PANGO=1 firefox &
> > >
> > > That's it. The increase in rendering speed is profound. Maybe we
> > > should put a note in www/firefox about this?
> > No, not really. That's what the gtk1 version is for, after all.
> I don't see any discussion of this issue in
> pkgsrc/www/firefox2-gtk1/DESCR. How do I know whether
> or not I should be using the gtk1 version?
Gtk1 doesn't use Pango because it was created for Gtk2. It has a number
of other areas where it is faster.