I recently acquired an iMac with Core i7 3.4GHz CPU, 8GB of RAM. The system is brand new with nothing but Flash Builder installed. I have similar setup on Windows which is running on an 3-yo laptop sporting Win7 x64, 1.6GHz low voltage Core 2 Duo CPU and 8GB of RAM. Since the laptop is my primary computer, so it is constantly running other apps such as Outlook, Doc, etc.
My project consists of 3 library projects and two application projects on Mac. I have set the IDE to turn off automatic build as building the application takes more than a few seconds. To my surprise, I notice any changes made to the application or library, Mac OS X takes significantly longer time to compile the application.
I wonder if this is a known issue on Mac OS X Lion, or if there is anyway to improve Flex compiler performance on Mac.
Finally, I went through the pain and reverted the OS back to Snow Leopard, the compiler regains its speed. I suspect it might have something to do with Lion's Java performance? Anyone has similar experience?
Yes, I have EXACTLY the same problem - except that my project is much larger and FB on Lion never gets to finish!
Going back to Snow Leopard would be a big bind - anyone in adobe care to shed some light on this?