[Etoys] Shutdown (was Re: Playing w/ Activity packs in build 702)

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Mar 26 10:59:47 EDT 2008

On Mar 26, 2008, at 15:38 , Hilaire Fernandes wrote:
> 2008/3/26, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de>:
>> On Mar 26, 2008, at 15:02 , Bryan Berry wrote:
>>> In general, Etoys-based activities start pretty quickly but take a
>>> long time to shutdown, literally 2 minutes. This is an issue our  
>>> team
>>> in Nepal is wrestling w/. Hopefully we will come up w/ a solution  
>>> that
>>> can be shared. I should ask Hilaire for help w/ this.
>> What takes long is the project saving to the Journal. If you do not
>> need that - take it out, and quitting will be instantaneous.
> Why saving in the journal is so long?

Saving a project is not optimized for speed. The checking into the  
datastore only adds a bit of overhead I think, although I did not  
actually measure it.

- Bert -

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