Re: commit head: bidi related performance fix in fl_BlockLayout::_doInsertTextSpan()

From: Tomas Frydrych (
Date: Sun Jul 28 2002 - 09:58:08 EDT

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    Hi Hub,

    > Can that optimization be applied to STABLE as well ? Gaining some
    > speed for the next release would not be a bad thing.

    the changes inside fl_BlockLayout::_doInsertTextSpan() can be
    carried over to stable without hesitation (the bidi build only, of

    I have also commented out a couple of calls to _lookupProperties(),
    one in fl_BlockLayout::formatLocal(), and one in
    fl_BlockLayout::redrawUpdate(). Both of these should not be there
    and are very performance-costly. Whether they were there to cover
    some other bug I am not 100% certain, but I would do this in stable
    as well, as this is simple to revert if worse comes to worst.


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