[Gtk-sharp-list] question of performance

D d csharpconsultant@hotmail.com
Wed, 07 May 2003 16:19:29 -0500

    Does any one know where i can find the best step-by-step tutorial on how 
to install MONO AND ALSO HOW TO install the apache MODULE for MONO and 
ASP.NET applications.


>From: Miguel de Icaza <miguel@ximian.com>
>To: Joseph Monti <joe@tgpr.org>
>CC: gtk-sharp-list@ximian.com
>Subject: Re: [Gtk-sharp-list] question of performance
>Date: 07 May 2003 02:18:02 -0400
> > I am curious about GTK# performance. After working extensively with
> > Java/Swing and not being particularly happy with performance I am hoping
> > to not experience the same thing with C#/GTK#.
> >
> > Also, would there be any noticeable performance difference between a
> > C/GTK+ application and a C#/GTK# application (doing the same thing)?
>I do not notice a difference, but am running on a pretty fast machine.
>Also, Swing has earned the slow reputation due to other factors:
>	* The GUI binding is relatively heavy.
>	* It uses an MVC model for everything.  Which is academically
>	  very nice, but in most cases it gets in the way and adds to
>	  the bloat.
> > With my first C#/GTK# app I noticed that my CPU usage and System memory
> > usage skyrockets whenever I run it. It is a shell of an application with
> > just a GUI layed out and a few callbacks connected. The only thing I can
> > think of is that I am using Glade.XML and there are tons of signals not
> > connected. I am also using mint (mono freaks out). Do you have any
> > suggestions about this? I can provide code/more information if needed.
>Mono and Gtk# will add an extra overhead over your traditional C/Gtk
>application in terms of memory, as it has extra code layered on top of
>Gtk#.  There are also a few memory leaks that we should track down (I
>should file a bug report myself about these).
>If Mono has problems running your program, it would be best if you
>could file a bug report in bugzilla.ximian.com, that way we will make
>sure that it gets fixed.
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