obscene xterm startup time in dapper?

Lex Hider lexhider at internode.on.net
Sun Jan 29 07:58:36 UTC 2006


On Sat, Jan 28, 2006 at 11:32:11PM -0800, Daniel Robitaille wrote:
> > Can anyone else confirm that the startup time for dapper's xterm is
> > HUGE?
> 
> 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
> 

Thanks Daniel, I thought it seemed pretty strange. If anyone has any
ideas on what settings on my box might be affecting this, let me know.

Lex.




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