On Wed, 11 Feb 2004, Daniel Egger wrote:
> On Feb 11, 2004, at 4:06 pm, Sven Neumann wrote:
> > Daniel recently posted a list of X extensions supported by the Apple
> > X11 server. The MIT-SHM extension was part of this list but today I
> > found that at least in darwinports gtk2 is compiled with the
> > --disable-shm configure option. Does anyone know if fink does this as
> > well?
> I can confirm it does.
> > Is there a particular reason to disable the use of the XShm
> > extension on OS X? This would explain at least some of the slowness
> > that people reported here lately.

IIRC, didn't early versions of OS X have truly pitiful amounts of shared
memory available?  Perhaps that is the reason.


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