Problems with mailchecker
Bernhard.Walle at gmx.de
Sun Jun 29 22:36:09 CEST 2003
On Sun, 29 Jun 2003 at 22:13 (+0200), Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Jun 2003 20:14:56 +0200
> Bernhard Walle <Bernhard.Walle at gmx.de> wrote:
> > On Mon, 16 Jun 2003 at 14:12 (+0200), Bernhard Walle wrote:
> > > if xfce is started, it takes more than 15 seconds until the
> > > mailchecker does its work (the interval is set to 1). Is there any
> > > way to make this faster?
> > the problem seems to be not only after it's started but during the
> > other time, too. I've set it up to one second and it takes sometimes
> > about 5-10 seconds until the state is changed.
> > Maybe the check function only runs when in idle? Does it work by the
> > others?
> It does run in an idle loop now, but I believe it had problems before I
> changed it. It is easy code, perhaps someone could have a look?
> There may be something wrong with the way file modification times are
> compared or something. Especially short times don't seem to work
> properly. I'll have a look at it some time next week.
The look-for-new-mail-code is ok, I checked this. The problem is that
this code is not executed (I tested return TRUE always and it took about
15 sec after starting the panel even though).
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