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Offline wild_wolf

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For help from new user
« on: January 24, 2014, 02:56:45 am »
Why CB starts so slowly?(win8 x64)

Offline dmoore

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Re: For help from new user
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2014, 03:25:03 am »
First time asking a question on the internet? Generally it's good to provide a bit more info about the problem.

Depending on the PC and how many plugins you use, Code::Blocks can take anywhere from 5 seconds (modern machine with SSD) to more than 30 seconds (netbook) to load. How long does it take for you?

If those speeds aren't acceptable maybe you need to try a more lightweight editor. Having lots of plugins installed can definitely add to startup time.

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Re: For help from new user
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2014, 04:44:02 am »
Thank u!
I think I know why.Too many plugins to start slowly!

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Re: For help from new user
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2014, 10:05:51 am »
Depending on the PC and how many plugins you use, Code::Blocks can take anywhere from 5 seconds (modern machine with SSD) to more than 30 seconds (netbook) to load.
Sorry but the load time is not disk bound. At work I've switched from HDD to SSD and there is no difference in the startup time on linux.
The mainboard has no SATA3 controller, so the SSD is not performing at its peak, but still skype/firefox/thunderbird and gitk start 5-10 times faster than before.
Also if you start C::B two times the second start is no faster than the first.
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Re: For help from new user
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2014, 03:36:06 pm »
Re SSD - definitely not biggest bottleneck but surely makes 10 to 20 percent difference?

No difference from cold start vs second run? That's not my experience. E.g crappy netbook 29s vs 22s

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Re: For help from new user
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2014, 08:29:25 pm »
20% is not an observable difference.
On the other hand the difference in the startup time for Firefox is 5x or 10x.
It start for under a second on the SSD and 3-5-7 seconds on the HDD.
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