Re: Making nautilus faster with large directories

Seg, 2004-12-06 às 09:08 -0500, John (J5) Palmieri escreveu:
> On Mon, 2004-12-06 at 03:46, Thomas Vander Stichele wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > 
> > > I sent this mail to nautilus-list proposing an optimization that should
> > > make the situation a lot better but got no answer:
> > >
> > > 
> > > This should be considered for 2.10.  Any thoughts?
> > 
> > The thing you mention about gthumb doing this exact thing is precisely
> > why I dislike this idea.  gthumb's behaviour when it comes to thumbnails
> > is the SINGLE MOST ANNOYING[1] thing about the program.  In short, my
> > CPU time is meant to be used.  Any second my CPU is not doing a 100% is
> > processor time I paid for that got wasted.  Especially if I have to
> > *scroll down* to make the program actually thumbnail what I want to
> > preview.
> > 
> > What's the point of previewing if the previews are not ready for me to
> > watch ? If the program is currently not doing anything, and it has work
> > left to do to provide me a good and fast UI experience that doesn't
> > waste my time waiting for stuff that should already have been done, it
> > should GO ON AND DO IT.
> > 
> I agree here.  Waiting for a user to scroll the bar is wrong.  However a
> better approach might just be limiting the amount of CPU usage if for
> instance it is causing the computer to become unresponsive. If it is
> just a reaction to seeing 100% CPU usage then there is no reason for
> this optimization.  There needs to be hard data that the 100% CPU usage
> causes problems. 

  It shouldn't cause problems as long as the 'nice' level of the
process/thread is increased, unless it's the same process/thread as
remaining nautilus operations, and as long as disk activity is light.

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