Firefox Faster In Wine Than Native (was Re: Firefox Running Slow in Linux)
jspaleta at gmail.com
Fri Feb 13 19:38:36 UTC 2009
On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 10:29 AM, Jeff Spaleta <jspaleta at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't know how to do accurate computer based timing on any of these
> firefox operations. But if you are talking about human perceptual
> differences on the order of seconds, it might be enough to screencast
> your scripted set of actions so people can see the time differences in
> the context of your task sequence methodology. If the biggest
> differences are between windows and linux firefox builds that says its
> something we can drive into Mozilla discussion. If the biggest
> difference is between the Mozilla and Fedora builds, that's something
> we'll have to bring to the attention of our maintainer.
Oh and yeah... we'll also need to try to find a test that reduces the
problem of network affects. Does using the ip address instead of
hostname make a difference? Do local pages served from localhost of
the same complexity have the same relative slowdowns across builds?
This probably isn't the problem..but its good to be sure.
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