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Benchmarks "Oh sure, the following tests aren't as scientific as putting all the browsers in a ring and seeing which one is left standing after the fight, but it's close." More here.
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RE: Gentoo's Firefox
by abraxas on Fri 8th Sep 2006 13:02 UTC in reply to "Gentoo's Firefox"
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I on my gentoo, compiled firefox was always slower than binary firefox. I tried swiftfox, and it was the fastest. This is because of disabled pango on swiftfox.
If I run firefox with "MOZ_DISABLE_PANGO=1 firefox" my builded firefox is faster than both. And compiled with --as-needed flag it start much faster than official and swiftfox

I would take that as a hint that pango is not built optimally. Perhaps you should check your flags for pango and try rebuilding it.

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