Re: [Tracker] Correct way to pause / throttle tracker
- From: Rainer M Krug <r m krug gmail com>
- To: Martyn Russell <martyn lanedo com>
- Cc: tracker-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Tracker] Correct way to pause / throttle tracker
- Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 15:28:13 +0200
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On 21/09/11 15:22, Martyn Russell wrote:
On 20/09/11 10:40, Rainer M Krug wrote:
Following this, I also tried
tracker-control --miner Files --pause-for-process='Need CPU'
from xterm but it does not seem to pause the miner (still using
CPU time, although when using --pause, it does not), although it
increases the Cookie number - is this a bug?
Yes. :) I checked and tracker-control finalizes the manager object
right after calling the pause function. This means the dbus proxy
essentially disappears and the other end assumes we just terminated
as an application. I have updated the docs and tracker-control and
it works now.
Great - thanks.
commit fd508d73edf76fd9e603c76ab618658d4d81979e Author: Martyn
Russell <martyn lanedo com> Date: Wed Sep 21 14:18:22 2011 +0100
tracker-control: Don't finalize TrackerMinerManager with
This command line option was useless, the finalize meant we
resumed immediately afterwards instead of waiting for the Ctrl+C
for the main loop we use.
This was noticed by Rainer M. Krug.
commit 3b5c8d7ba512b4be731725095291cae4c2c32f5e Author: Martyn
Russell <martyn lanedo com> Date: Wed Sep 21 14:16:39 2011 +0100
libtracker-miner: Improve docs for
When finalizing the manager, it will resume the pause. The
tracker-control utility was demonstrating this. Let people calling
One additional question: I would like to be able to have a
script, which pauses tracker-miner-fs, and another one which
resumes it. The pausing is easy, but how can I save the cookie
number into a file, to make sure that I resume the right Cookie?
If --pause-for-process would be working, that would be the
easiest to use for this.
I would use that instead with 0.12.2 when it's released tomorrow.
Looking forward to the release,
Thanks for noticing ;)
pleasure - it makes my life easier now.
Rainer M. Krug, PhD (Conservation Ecology, SUN), MSc (Conservation
Biology, UCT), Dipl. Phys. (Germany)
Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology
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