Season of KDE project on speed optimization

todd rme toddrme2178 at
Fri Apr 29 14:12:48 BST 2011

On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 8:55 AM, Markus Slopianka <markus.s at> wrote:
> Am Freitag 29 April 2011, 12:52:18 schrieb Lydia Pintscher:
>> Aaditya applied for a Season of KDE slot. He wants to work on speed
>> optimization. Do we have a nice project for him?
> Depends what he finds slow.
> A possibility would be to either help the Platform modulation effort to cut down
> dependencies (if helping hands are still needed there).
> Another could be to reduce the number of dependencies that are loaded during startup (if
> he finds startup slow).
> A third possibility would be to utilize kdelibs-mobile for desktop use and maybe work
> downstream in OBS to offer a SC based on kdelibs-mobile.
> Markus

What about using profiling tools to look for bottlenecks in
commonly-used applications like plasma, dolphin, and konqueror, or
commonly-used components like the dolphin part, kate part,
thumbnailing system, or kio?


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