poor Wine performance creating fat dialogs

Marcus Meissner meissner at suse.de
Fri Nov 26 06:39:09 CST 2010

On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 01:06:32PM +0100, Andreas Pflug wrote:
> I'm investigating running a commercial ERP system under Wine (only
> binary available). It mostly works, but creating the main dialogs
> for item, customer and such will need around 25 seconds, while
> running on Wxx it takes 2-3 seconds. After that, there's no serious
> performance impact working on these dialogs.
> The dialogs contain a lot of controls, like 500 or so each, so I
> suspect that's what makes things slow.
> I'm willing to investigate this in the wine sources, if it makes
> sense. So before I start I'd like to know if there are known or
> suspected inefficient code regions that might cause the problem?
> Maybe some win<->x11 translation tables that degrade with 1000+
> windows? Or has this been observed before, and the problem is
> outside of wine's scope?

In 1.2.0 there was such a bug which was fixed in 1.2.1. What version
do you use? If not, have you tried the current development version?

Ciao, Marcus

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