kwin performance gets worse and worse with every release

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Thu Jun 30 11:38:02 BST 2011

On Thursday, 2011-06-30, Georg C. F. Greve wrote:
> On Thursday 30 June 2011 12.49:28 Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> > I keep seeing this "s/\/\g" stuff around, but I still don't any idea
> > what it means, lol
> man sed
> :)

What Georg tries to tell you here in a geeky [1] way is that this is a way to 
specify search&replace procedures based on a quite powerful system called 
regular expressions [2].

The s/dri\.conf/drirc/g quoted earlier basically boils down to

"Search for dri.conf and replace with drirc everwhere it is encountered in the 


[1] Having become a CEO means he needs to actively remind people that he's 
actually a geek and knows stuff ;)

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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