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Re: bad interactive performance when building

Antti Kantee wrote:

> Has anyone noticed that the UI slows down considerably on 5.0 when
> building with a high enough -j and doing something which consumes a
> little CPU for UI processes (e.g. minimize/maximize a web browser).
> This happens both with 4BSD and M2.  I never saw it on 4.99.42.
> I realize this may be simply because 5.0 is faster, but I don't know if
> we can call it progress if a faster system feels slower to the user.

Yeah I see this effect too. Running Xorg with nice -10 or even real time
priority usually makes a huge difference under load...

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