[OLPC-devel] pygtk performance issue
jdahlin at async.com.br
Wed Sep 6 17:03:55 EDT 2006
Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> Richard Smith <smithbone at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> one might argue that any app that opens 700 files on startup is not
>>> simple :-)
>> Dave Jones agrees.
> Along those lines, it's worth noting that pygtk suffers from the "wake
> up every 100ms and do nothing" disease:
> People are trying to address it, which is a good thing - a bunch of
> pygtk apps spinning in their event loops won't be good for power
This has mostly been solved already, the only exception is when threads are
being used where Python is lacking a couple of features.
I increased that timeout to 1000 today, so it should be less than an issue
from now on.
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