[Pharo-project] Speeding up Pharo 1.1

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Mon Oct 18 06:17:03 EDT 2010


2010/10/18 Mariano Martinez Peck <marianopeck at gmail.com>:
>
>
> On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 9:21 AM, Bart Veenstra <bart.veenstra at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> After MCMethodDefinition shutDown
>
> Does this have some kind of bad side effect or I can do it also?
>

it clears the MC cache. Absolutely safe.
See http://code.google.com/p/pharo/issues/detail?id=3048..
and there are also a recent discussion about it on pharo-dev about
removing MC cache from
weak-dependents list, (but i'm too lazy to search and give a link to it  :) ).

> Cheers
>
> Mariano
>
>>
>> it looks like it is reacting a bit
>> faster to keyboard input. I often experience sluggishness in
>> autocompletion method. When I type in a name of a class in a
>> workspace, the autocomplete suggests 3 options. I want to choose the
>> middle, so I press down and after 3 seconds (or sometimes nothging
>> happens) it selects the class. The longer I have my image open, the
>> longer this will take :S
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> 2010/10/17 Igor Stasenko <siguctua at gmail.com>:
>> > Bart,
>> > can you try doing:
>> >
>> > MCMethodDefinition shutDown
>> >
>> > in your image?
>> >
>> > On 16 October 2010 14:48, Bart Veenstra <bart.veenstra at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> Hi list,
>> >>
>> >> I have been working with Pharo for almost a month now, and I suspect
>> >> that the performance is degrading fast. UI tasks takes several seconds
>> >> to react to my keyboard.
>> >>
>> >> At work we use VAST and I have experience with VW as well and those
>> >> smalltaks react to my keyboard and mouse actions instantly. But Pharo
>> >> works very sluggish.
>> >>
>> >> My image is about 130MB because I have loaded all dutch postcode in
>> >> memory, but that should not affect the performance of general
>> >> operations like typing with the keyboard. I am not a fast typer, but
>> >> sometimes it takes seconds to show my keyboard input. I can't use the
>> >> down key to select the right method from suggestions, because it seems
>> >> to lockup completely.
>> >>
>> >> Are there ways to speedup Pharo? I would love to use cogVM but I
>> >> haven't got gemtools working on it...
>> >>
>> >> Will upgrading to 1.1.1 fix these issues?
>> >>
>> >> Is my OS (Windows 7-64bit) causing these issues?
>> >>
>> >> Regards,
>> >>
>> >> Bart
>> >>
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>> >
>> >
>> >
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