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Month: November 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Konqueror opens slowly (KMail too)

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2012 22:01:04 -0600
>>> I'm using the latest GIT.
>>> I haven't done any deep digging but there is no doubt that
>>> Konqueror is opening much slower than I am accustomed. Any
>>> request to open Konqueror takes two or more seconds. This is
>>> a dual core system with 8GB RAM and SATA II disks.
>>> I have not seen this problem before. Only recently.
>>> I have an instance preloaded and always have had that option
>>> enabled, but what I see indicates this is not happening.
>>> Could there have been a patch in the past few weeks that is
>>> affecting preloading?
>>> I checked Konqueror in a virtual machine using a GIT package
>>> set that hasn't been updated in a couple of months. There,
>>> Konqueror opened right away, thereby confirming my
>>> observations in my normal system.
>>> A fresh profile makes no difference.
>>> Anybody else noticing this?
>> Um, KMail too.
>> I reverted to my package set from GIT short version 8443 Oct. 30 and
>> both
>> Konqueror and KMail again open quickly.
>> Tim, would the recent style engine patches cause apps to open slowly?
>> Darrell
> It is possible, though that would definitely be considered a bug!  I will
> run konqueror through callgrind and see if anything pops out.
> Tim

The only thing that sort of stands out in valgrind is a number of calls to
windowState(), presumably from line 620 of

Can you try commenting out that line to see if it resolves the slow
startup issue?  You only need to recompile/reinstall TQt3 itself to test,
then log out/log back in to TDE.