David Nolden david.nolden at art-master.de
Tue Jun 17 10:18:38 UTC 2008

Am Dienstag, 17. Juni 2008 08:37:11 schrieb Andreas Pakulat:
> There's been a change in the KDE global icon cache lately which causes
> it to not use an mmap'ed file anymore. The reason for that are various
> crashes due to unclean deletion of the mmaped file (as far as I
> understood). I'll try to find the bugreport later and check wether the
> problems are all solved and wether its going to be re-enabled.
> That said I don't have a problem with the completion here (recent
> kdelibs), but I know that icon loading can be extremely slow, just try
> and open a subtree in the project treeview. Whats needing so much time
> is loading all those icons.
> Andreas

Aah that's why it's so painfully slow. :)  We should also cache those icons 
like done here, because it's always wasted performance going through the 
complete code path of the icon cache.

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