Re: [pcgen] 5.17.8 pathfinder first impressions
- On 02/08/2011 22:57, Andrew wrote:
> Hi,so it does!
> Odd, as I don't think much in the way of code work was done. Mainly just a bunch of set updates
> across the board.
> Perhaps we can get some captures set up to see where the memory slow down is happening. [Definitely
> makes me hope the UI will be finished soon, it's WAY Fast!]
> Tom showed me a trick to do the capture but you need a command prompt window open. I think you run
> pcgen from the command prompt and then when you have a slow down, you hit CTRL Break, or just break,
> I can't remember. It should paste a bunch of code stuff. This the coders can look at and fix the
> code with.
OK I have created a JIRA for this, and attached to it ZIP files with
* the characters
* (but not their image files - dunno if you need their portraits too?)
* the small homebrew they use - just deities and languages
* the text output captured from ^Break repeatedly while running slowly
> On 8/2/2011 2:31 PM, Saxum Caribetum wrote:
>> compared to 5.17.67 ... slower and greedy of memory.
>> (I run on Win7 64, with 8GB ram, so it's not a lack of real memory
>> that;'s a problem...)
>> loading my standard set of 15 characters (including familiars, animal
>> companions, shadow companion,...), 5.17.7 uses less memory, and is
>> impressively sprightly at switching between characters.
>> 5.17.8 running with default memory parameters keeps garbage collecting
>> the heap; running with high-mem batch file, it uses more memory (not
>> paging, mind, just using it) and has reverted to being sluggish to
>> switch between characters.
>> Is there a pressing benefit to using 5.17.8 vs 5.17.7?
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