Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 123673
gpdf very slow
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:42 EST
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Description of problem:
For most documents gpdf takes very long to display (> 20s). Sometimes
the document isn't displayed at all, gpdf simply hangs. xpdf display
almost immediately (< 2s), and also Acrobat Reader is much faster.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Use gpdf to open a pdf of size > 1M.
gpdf-0.131-2 took about 5s to open a 15M pdf here. xpdf and ggv took
about the same. Didn't try acroread.
I see the same problem. The initial page of a 2.4MB document of 168
pages renders in one second when loaded with xpdf, while gpdf shows a
blank window for a whole four seconds. Ggv is somewhere inbetween
(maybe with a larger and more complex file it would be clearer where
it really stands)
In case anyone wants to reproduce the problem, here is the document:
There is a bug upstream which might be related, along with a
preliminary patch in CVS:
ptIIdesign2-software.pdf is displayed very quickly with 2.8.0 (~1
sec). I think that's because part of the work (bookmarks and
thumbnails) is now done async.
If you still see the issue feel free to reopen this.