[CentOS] Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.3 - slightly OT

Rob Kampen rkampen at kampensonline.com
Sat Jan 30 20:06:58 UTC 2010


MHR wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 9:42 AM, MHR <mhullrich at gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 3:08 PM, Ryan Pugatch <rpug at linux.com> wrote:
>>     
>>> I use evince for reading PDFs.. just a suggestion.
>>>
>>>       
> Let me elaborate a little.
>
> Evince does not have a whole lot of features, which is fine until I
> need to do things like size the paper, print 2-up, etc.
>
> True, it's a lot faster than AR, but it also doesn't do a lot of
> things that AR does.
>
> So, does anyone know why AR takes forever to get going?
>
> mhr
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I believe that AR is a huge bit of software (see size of download) 
because Adobe bundle all the required libraries with it - thus no 
dependancies, thus when it starts it needs to reference all its own 
libraries and load them - no sharing or prelinking. I've probably not 
conveyed this in technically correct terms but hopefully you get idea.
thus it will always be slow to start
HTH
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