Go to card has become slow
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Tue Apr 7 13:18:47 EDT 2020
Neville Smythe wrote:
> Richard wrote
>> Bob Sneidar wrote:
>>> In review, I tested saving stacks on a standalone Windows
>>> Workstation, a VMWARE VM on a very robust server host, a
>>> Parallels VM on a workstation and my Mac. As I am saving
>>> the stack, I am watching the folder the stack is in. I see
>>> the tilde version pop up and go away. On Mac it?s almost
>>> instantaneous. On Windows it can be 3 to 4 seconds.
>> My messages don't seem to be getting through, because each time this
>> observation method of measuring write throughput comes up I post the
>> same reply, yet it keeps coming up. Please confirm if you can see
> Yes we see this. But as you know in 2018 I reported this slow saving
> of stacks under Windows10, using LC timing of just the save handler
> rather than the visual perception of the screen update, and it has
> been confirmed as a bug. bug 21305 <https://quality.livecode.com
> /show_bug.cgi?id=21305> The time to save is extreme for large stacks.
> It took some time for QualityControl to confirm, because apparently
> it doesn’t seem happen on every Windows 10 installation - just every
> one that I or my users have tried. It has not been fixed since 2018.
Thank you for the link to that report, Nevile. While I have been a
subscriber to it I also follow many reports, so your link is very helpful.
I was eager to run the test stack there, but discovered there isn't one.
I don't mind creating one, but it would be helpful to know what's
Have you seen any difference between a stack with little content but a
large number of objects vs one with a small number of objects but a lot
of text or images?
Once I can reproduce the test, I'll modify it to isolate the time
devoted to stack files separately from other file I/O for
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