On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 3:07 PM, Mary Ellen Foster
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 2:59 PM, Andrew Overholt <overholt(a)redhat.com> wrote:
>> * Mary Ellen Foster <foster(a)in.tum.de> [2009-01-26 08:34]:
>>> I just tried with a fresh ~/.eclipse directory and a fresh workspace
>>> -- and with both OpenJDK and GCJ -- and it still takes a very
>>> perceptible amount of time to open files. Here's a video:
>> Hmm. What about opening a second .java file? Once the JDT UI plugins
>> are (lazily) loaded they should be much faster.
> I thought that would be true too, but unfortunately it doesn't get
> much faster when opening subsequent files. And all editors seem to be
> equally slow, including the plain-text editor. I'll try this at home
> tonight on my laptop and see if it happens there too; might be
> something weird on this computer.
Update: turns out it's a problem with GTK printing (and possibly a
slow-ish print server on my local network). The problem goes away when
I do either of the following things:
- add -Dorg.eclipse.swt.internal.gtk.disablePrinting to eclipse.ini
- remove the ServerName directive from /etc/cups/client.conf
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Just in case anyone else sees this issue ...