[Pharo-users] Creation form from PNG file very slow on Pharo 4 and 5

Dimitris Chloupis kilon.alios at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 09:47:31 EST 2016

in any case, ignore my bug reports, I am done with this, I waste my time
and your time . Its clear pharo is not really suited for my needs, life
goes on.

On Sat, Jan 16, 2016 at 4:40 PM Dimitris Chloupis <kilon.alios at gmail.com>

> disk, 1TB. why it matters ? from my profile its clear that its not the
> primitive that is the problem but how Pharo processes pngs.
> I happen to work with a lot of big data both in 3d graphics, a blender
> file can easily reach 250 mb and it opens under a second and audio files ,
> plus instrument that uses alot of audio files as samples of several gbs
> giving again instanenous loading. I am not talking here 60 files, I am
> talking thousands of files.
> I report a sever limitation and I have been told
> a) I have not done enough to isolate the problem when I post clear
> profiling reports and the code that is responsible for it
> b) why I make a fuss about it since there are work arounds
> c) that its a hardware limitation when the hardware is able to perform
> light years ahead of what pharo is currently doing
> Sorry but this kind of attitude is really bad, when someone reports a bug
> I find it a lot better to tell him that you don't care or not reply at all
> and ignore him than just find excuses for the bug or limitation.
> I see it every single time I complain about a problem there is a few
> people who are logical about this like Ben , Esteban etc and then some
> other that in complete denial zone and easily offended by the truth.
> On Sat, Jan 16, 2016 at 4:07 PM Stephan Eggermont <stephan at stack.nl>
> wrote:
>> On 16-01-16 14:48, Dimitris Chloupis wrote:
>> > sorry but thats plain horrible performance wise and those images are
>> > needed as soon as the gui is opened. So there can be no lazy loading for
>> > them. The total size for all the 60 images is 530kbs . What would happen
>> > if I did some serious animations of 10s of mbs , I will have to go to
>> > buy a coffee to get my GUI opened :D
>> Is that on a disk or an SSD? You won't be able to get much more than 60
>> files opened/s on a disk.
>> Stephan
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