[Sugar-devel] Bug update on ticket no 2080 (Pulsing icon delayed by 5 seconds)

Gonzalo Odiard gonzalo at laptop.org
Sun Oct 10 14:10:54 EDT 2010

I am interested in reduce the activities startup time.
Have you measured the startup time with the animation and without the


On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 2:50 PM, Anurag Chowdhury <anurag at seeta.in> wrote:

> Daniel, Bernie and James,
> Appreciate your pointers. Indeed very helpful. Thank you.
> I tried to reduce the processing load just before the rendering of the
> first frame in this workflow, and looked for the processor intensive parts
> (intensive calculations or long recursive function calls) where any possible
> reduction in the processing may speed up the loading of the pulsing icon. I
> studied the files as pointed by Bernie (thank you for the explanation) and
> found the animation aspect to be constituted of only two frames - EASE_IN
> and EASE_OUT, which take place in an ordered repetitive manner.
> I was unable to arrive at a solution that was specific to the first frame
> with the documentation and explanations available. Wish if you could share
> pointers and strategy on how processor load could be lowered with emphasis
> on first frame. I suspect that it should lie in jarabe.view.launcher where
> the animation starts, but have been unable to arrive at an approach for it.
> Looking forward to your feedback.
> In reference to the questions on the patch submitted, I tried to reduce the
> delay by reducing the frame computation of the first five frames. Apologies
> that I did not consider the processing load that is encountered before the
> startup of the first frame of the animation of the pulsing icon.
> Appreciate your support and feedback.
> Regards
> Anurag
> Research Engineer
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