High CPU usage

Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net
Sat Jan 7 14:22:50 GMT 2012

On Fri, Jan 06, 2012 at 05:10:18PM +0100, Sebastian Spaeth wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Dec 2011 12:55:45 +0300, Leonid Evdokimov wrote:
> > I gave sqlite backend a try - and it's working much better in terms of
> > CPU usage.
> > 
> > Initial folders scan used 120% of CPU, but further copying is almost
> > painless. My laptop is cool again! :)
> Great to hear that it helps reduce the CPU usage. OLI was writing way
> too much for every single change and sqlite helps greatly with
> that. That's why it was implemented.
> It was marked as experimental first, and recent releases dropped the
> experimental note.
> I plan to migrate the default to using the sqlite database in due
> time. 

I think you should have more feedbacks on it, first. The default change
should be done in a major release where deprecation for old UI names
should be dropped, too.  I still have the patch in my pending patches
but was waiting for a major update... that you've done before me. :-)

Nicolas Sebrecht

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