obscene xterm startup time in dapper?

Lex Hider lexhider at internode.on.net
Sun Jan 29 04:35:27 UTC 2006


Can anyone else confirm that the startup time for dapper's xterm is

Here's some figures:

lexhider at ubuntu:~$ time gnome-terminal -e ls

real    0m0.094s
user    0m0.036s
sys     0m0.008s
lexhider at ubuntu:~$ time xterm -e ls

real    0m5.210s
user    0m0.117s
sys     0m0.006s
lexhider at ubuntu:~$


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