Re: doc-base package: All compression configurable?
On Sun, 13 Jul 1997, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> : > 1. There is a unnerving delay when viewing f.e. the bash manpage on some
> : > of my low end machines.
> : Yes, and most of that delay is a result of troff.
> troff is not a CPU hog since it was designed a long time ago. gzip uses CPU resources
> intensively AFAIK.
aziraphale:~/tmp>time gunzip bash.1.gz
aziraphale:~/tmp>time nroff -man bash.1 >bash.txt
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