obscene xterm startup time in dapper?

Daniel Robitaille robitaille at gmail.com
Sun Jan 29 07:32:11 UTC 2006


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

I can't confirm.  This is what I get on my dapper laptop (updated tonight):

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

real    0m0.282s
user    0m0.061s
sys     0m0.012s
daniel at ubuntu:~$ time xterm -e ls

real    0m0.627s
user    0m0.073s
sys     0m0.014s


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Daniel Robitaille




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