[racket] drracket editor running too slow

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Mon Mar 28 14:41:18 EDT 2011

I didn't see any problems with a 10.04 VM in the latest Racket either
and, sadly, my version of parallels doesn't run 10.10. I've got an
order in for the new version, but it may be a while before I get time
to try more.


On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 4:20 AM, Erich Rast <erich at snafu.de> wrote:
> Just for the record, I've been using a one-week old version nightly
> built of 5.1 on Ubuntu 10.04 daily during last week and didn't
> experience any slowdowns. (on a reasonably fast 2.6 GHz i7 920 with 6GB
> RAM, though)
> So the slowdown must be specific to Ubuntu 10.10 or your configuration.
> Best,
> Erich
>> I am having a problem with my drracket editor running extremely slow.
> I am
>> using ubuntu 10.10.  I downloaded the latest version of racket (5.1) I
> used
>> to have (5.0).  Ever since then my editor is super slow.  I don't know
> if
>> their is coincidence or the reason why.   For example, I try to
> highlight 3
>> lines of code in the drracket editor and it literally takes 6 seconds
> to
>> finishing highlighting!(I click and drag the mouse).  If I hit enter
> say 20
>> times then it takes close to a minute to execute all of the enter
> commands.
>> The bottom part of running the program is fast, it is just the top
> part
>> (editor) that is slow.  Does anyone know what the problem might be?
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