[Dev-luatex] Slowdown of font loading

Patrick Gundlach patrick at gundla.ch
Fri Apr 4 11:44:28 CEST 2014


> It looks as if the main computation time is in glyph.boundingbox. Is there any way to speed up the bounding box calculation?

I now believe that most of the time is spent accessing a glyph from the list, such as

f = fontloader.open(...)

f.glyphs[n]

and 

f.glyphs[n].name

Is that possible, that this is slowing down the process significantly? 

Patrick



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