[tex-live] Identifying the cause of slow compilation

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Thu Mar 12 10:51:43 CET 2015

Am Thu, 12 Mar 2015 09:35:10 +0000 schrieb Philip Taylor:

>> You are using xetex? What fonts are you using and where are they?
> Palatino Linotype and Arial Unicode, both in the system fonts directory.
> ** Phil.

Change the fonts to some which resides in the texmf-tree to check if
here is the bottleneck. 

Do you call fonts by font name or by file name?

Did you update the xetex cache with fc-cache?

As you are on windows: You could try the process monitor to monitor
file access:

Ulrike Fischer 

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