Thunar operations slow after 4.8 upgrade
jannis at xfce.org
Tue Feb 22 20:07:47 CET 2011
On Mon, 21 Feb 2011 09:54:18 -0500
Michael Orlitzky <michael at orlitzky.com> wrote:
> On 02/21/2011 03:35 AM, Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
> >> I was able to fix this for some common operations (albeit
> >> ungracefully) by disabling DBUS and adding the following line in a
> >> few places:
> >> thunar_standard_view_reload ( THUNAR_VIEW (standard_view));
> > This won't work reliably. All file operations run in threads, so
> > calls to e.g. thuner_application_unlink_files() will return
> > immediately and if you reload the standard view directly after
> > that, not all files may be gone yet.
> > I tried a few similar things but reloading the current folder all
> > the time will make Thunar very busy and will slow down your machine.
> > ThunarVFS used a timeout for forced change events to speed things up
> > but unlike GIO it had a singleton file monitor which made reacting
> > on these things easier.
> > - Jannis
> I noticed that but it doesn't seem to affect me in practice (not
> enough to learn GIO and fix it the right way, for sure). If an
> operation is going to take a little while, the one-second delay
> doesn't really bother me. It's only "instant" things like unlink or
> move-to-trash on the same partition that were really slowing me down.
> Do we know where the real bug is? Is the signal just getting lost
> somewhere, or is there a bug in GIO?
Nothing is lost, there simply is a delay somewhere in GIO or Gamin.
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