[kde-solaris] Is kde-forte's performance claim a myth?

Stefan Teleman steleman at nyc.rr.com
Thu Jan 20 02:55:20 CET 2005


And yes, entry level hardware will bring everything to the lowest 
common denominator. If you are runinng on an Ultra 1 with 128MB RAM, 
on-board 8MB graphics and insufficient swap, it won't matter what the 
compiler can do.



On Wednesday 19 January 2005 18:00, rain cip wrote:
> I frankly didn't see a noticeable performance
> difference when loading up the same HTML pages in
> both the Forte version and the gcc version of the
> konquer.  Could it be that being a window system, KDE
> is bound to the I/O bottleneck that a good graphics
> card and hard drive will diminish any optimization
> advantage the Forte compiler has over the gcc?

Stefan Teleman          'Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition'
steleman at nyc.rr.com                          -Monty Python

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