Large Scripts Run too Slowly

Ray ray at
Mon Apr 20 13:12:39 EDT 2015

Richard - I only notice the slow-down in the IDE.  The code executing 
normally seems to run fine.  It's when I open the script editor that I 
run into problems.

I don't know why my decompress didn't work but your line opened the 
FlightRecorder stack fine.  Thanks!  I'll give it a try.

On 4/20/2015 6:07 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> Ray wrote:
> > On 4/20/2015 4:40 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> ...
> >> But if the change was recent, given how long it takes to write 15
> >> KLOC it may also be worth looking into what the more recent code
> >> is doing.
> >>
> >> To spot redundant calls and other bottlenecks, this free tool has
> >> saved my bacon many times:
> >> <>
> >
> > Yeah I looked through recent installs and didn't find much. I
> > uninstalled a couple of Java updates but it didn't help.
> Java is unrelated to LiveCode except during the building of 
> executables for Android.
> Is it just the IDE that seems slow, or execution of your code?
> > By the way, how are you compressing the .gz file, below?  I'm unable
> > to get to decompress it using Livecode's compress/decompress commands.
> I'm using LC's compress function, which uses gzip.  Maybe you read the 
> file as text rather than binary before passing it to the decompress 
> function?
> Mac and Linux include utilities to decompress them for you, and many 
> are available for free for Windows as well.
> You can also use decompress inline to run the stack - this works here:
> go stack ( decompress(url 
> "") )
> I made a drag-and-drop plugin for LC's gzip:
> <>
> But of course its gzipped itself so you'll have to use LC's decompress 
> function or a third-party tool to extract it.  If you have any 
> decompressing just let me know and I'll post a decompressed version 
> for you.

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