Bug#508672: nautilus: Generating video index on constantly changing file -> CPU load 100%

Ondra Kunc triak at seznam.cz
Mon Dec 15 10:21:39 UTC 2008

Josselin Mouette napsal(a):
> Le dimanche 14 décembre 2008 à 17:04 +0100, Ondra Kunc a écrit :
>> I've tryed it and found that file which is copied by cp isn't reindexed 
>> by dvgrab, may i file a bug on dvgrab or is it possible to apply any 
>> workaround to nautilus in the future? I'm not sure if this behaviour is 
>> correct. I mean that nautilus may check that file was not modified last 
>> 10 secs, it would solve this problem for all applications, not dependent 
>> on writing pattern.
> That would be an unacceptably long delay for files that are just copied.
> The root of the problem is probably that dvgrab writes some bytes, then
> waits a few seconds, writes again… something logical of course for a
> piece of software that works with frames. If the delay reaches 10
> seconds, your method won’t even work.
> Maybe it should check instead that no process is using the file, but
> that would lead to a lot of false positives.
> Cheers,
Yes, false positives may be problem if checking opened files.
What about to check count of indexing in last time(minute)?
Or shortcut to temporary turn off thumb generating?


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