Re: Bug#90867: Menu is more important than it would seem
On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 12:09:28PM +0100, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 25, 2001 at 11:40:13PM -0300, Henrique M Holschuh wrote:
> > > intuitive. They often require window manager restarts to work after
> > > package installation/removal, which is generally a confusing suprise to
> > Only on broken window-managers (IMHO), or if the packages providing menu
> > entries are not calling update-menus (which is a bug, AFAIK). Try it under
> > WindowMaker.
> >From my work with fvem, the primary issue seems to be that if every
> time a menu is requested, the window manager needs to determine
> whether the menu has changed, there is a significant performance hit.
If that hit can be reduced to a single call to stat() or fstat() (and
I can't see why it can't) then I can't believe that amounts to much of
a performance hit.
Of course, there's a performance hit in the event that the menu
actually has changed, but that seems acceptable to me.