Eclipse unusably slow
micahjon at ywave.com
Sun Oct 2 22:02:09 PDT 2005
Ramakrishna Nalla wrote:
> Please try turning off automatic 'Code Assist' for java to speed up the
> Editor response. That was on thing which was causing a lot of problem on
> my outdated PC.
I already tried that before posting. I would hope that an Athlon 64
3000+ would be sufficient hardware to run Eclipse :) Browsing the
Eclipse bug database it seems freezes of this kind have been found in
Eclipse for years with varying causes (CVS, GTK, etc).
> On 10/2/05, *Micah* <micahjon at ywave.com <mailto:micahjon at ywave.com>> wrote:
> I just tried Eclipse for the first time on FreeBSD. When I type eclipse
> at the command prompt it takes 3-4 minutes to start (my computer boots
> quicker than that!). Looking at systat or top shows that java is
> all my processor time. After it's up and running and I start a new java
> project, the editor exhibits similar behaviow. I try to type
> "System.out.println("hello eclipse");", but the editor will freeze at
> "Sys". After 1 or 2 minutes it unfreezes and I can type "tem." before
> it freezes again. At first I thought it was the check errors as you
> type option, but turning that off didn't fix the editor, and that
> shouldn't affect the startup time. This is an Athlon 64 3000+ system
> running in i386 mode, so it shouldn't take that long.
> Vital stats: eclipse-3.1_3, jdk-1.4.2p7_1, 5.4-RELEASE-p7 i386
> Any clues?
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