thunar 0.4rc1 cpu usage

Antonio SJ Musumeci asm3072 at
Thu Sep 14 04:18:18 CEST 2006

I'm running Crux. With my own hal and dbus packages.

I noticed the standalone renamer worked as I described... it's just that 
i'm normally in thunar when i decided to do the bulk renames. Easier to 
select a certain set of files to rename. Also... i believe the ROX one 
doesnt actually rename... just applies the change to the working 
filename and when you are finished you tell it to rename them.

Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> Antonio SJ Musumeci wrote:
>> It's the bulk renamer search & replace, no regular expr... just a " " to 
>> "_" replacement. Running it a few more times it seems like thunar is 
>> taking up about 3/4 the cpu and X the rest. With gam_server jumping up 
>> to 0.7%. Looks like thunar is doing a whole lot of window updates when 
>> the renaming is happening.
> Yes, but most of them are offscreen and atleast with GTK+ 2.8/2.10 that
> doesn't seem to make a difference. I wonder what is different on your
> system. Do you use the Debian packages? Or atleast Debian? That'd
> probably be the same problem as Yves-Alexis and we know atleast where to
> look.
>> Just a suggestion for the bulk renamer. ROX-Filer's bulk renamer allows 
>> you to apply the policy (replace,remove,insert,etc) without actually 
>> renaming or losing the renamer window. It just makes the altered string 
>> the source for the next policy. Very useful if you need to do apply more 
>> than one policy to a set.
> Oh, I didn't even know that ROX has a bulk renamer. But I don't get what
> you mean. Do you want to keep the window open after rename? If so, run
> the standalone bulk renamer (System -> Bulk Rename). The renamer
> available from F2 in Thunar is - to be consistent with the normal rename
> dialog - used to rename exactly once.
> Benedikt
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