On 04/05/2005 at 23:40 Melchior FRANZ wrote:
* James Turner -- Wednesday 04 May 2005 23:14:
>> Minor partial objection - the Mac startup is dog slow (like 90
>> seconds to get to a usable plane in the C172 and SFO), and I think at
>> least part of the problem is the 'init while idle' scheme> - FG wastes
>> too much time doing rendering type things
Ditto Cygwin for long startup times. I've taken a look in the past, and
loading the airport and nav data consumes the vast bulk of the time. This
happens before any rendering (and before the splash-screen appears, which I
assume Melchior's patch fixes).
Melchior FRANZ wrote:
>I thought about a progress bar, or better: an info line that says:
>"initializing navigation data", "initializing airport data", etc.
>That entertains people a lot and makes the startup time appear shorter.
Cheers - Dave
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