[rescue] OT: mozilla on IRIX
rescue at sunhelp.org
Sun Oct 14 23:15:11 CDT 2001
On Sun, Oct 14, 2001 at 11:44:43PM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> I've been running 0.9.4 for two days under 6.5. It's MUCH more
> stable that Netscape 4.78, which crashes frequently while viewing
> certain pages (CNN's pages in particular, which I've been looking at a
> lot lately)...and Mozilla handles them fine. I really like it so
> far. It totally kicks the shit out of Netscape.
I've been using 0.9.4 on this SunBlade 1000 for about a week now, and its
great - although on a slower box, it would suck dog nutsack.
> BUT. It is slower than pissing tar. I mean *really* slow! This is
> a big-balls R10K box...NOTHING is slow on this machine. Except
> Mozilla. I was wondering if, since these are "devlopment" releases of
> Mozilla from SGI, they were compiled without optimization...and if
> anyone had compiled them with source, using the MipsPro compiler, with
> optimization turned on.
I havent tried recompiling it on this box yet... dont know if it will
even compile with non-GCC - but Mozilla, as a whole, is slow at this
point. Maybe they'll do an "optimization build" once 1.0 hits.
mrbill at mrbill.net
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