acroread9 makes CPU spin (busy loop?)

Julian H. Stacey jhs at
Sun Jul 29 09:37:47 UTC 2012

> From:		Jens Schweikhardt <schweikh at> 
> Date:		Sat, 28 Jul 2012 22:17:37 +0200 
> Message-id:	<20120728201737.GA1965 at> 

Jens Schweikhardt wrote:
> hello, world\n
> I'm wondering if it's just here or if other people also observe that
> acroread9 makes the CPU spin at 100% (one load point), as if in a busy
> loop. 

Yup, I saw similar about a year ago, I didnt look at numbers but
acroread9 is awfully slow, or more accurately it was the PDF I was
editing for UK government tax return (**.) I recall reading it was
also awfully slow on MS.  I never use it except when I have to (**)

Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultants Munich
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