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[Xbindkeys-devel] Re: ghastly 10hz polling loop

From: Philippe Brochard
Subject: [Xbindkeys-devel] Re: ghastly 10hz polling loop
Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2010 23:58:32 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Alexander Clouter writes:

> Hi,

> The patch Edwin wrote has two problems:
>  * if you have guile support, it never checks if the rc (non-guile) file 
>       is ever updated
Ok I've fixed this.

>  * every 0.1s the process wakes up to stat() the config file, for us 
>       laptop folk who like to run NOHZ is makes us grumble
I've applied your patch to add the pool-rc flag. Thanks.

> I have attached two patches that fix both these problems, the later 
> patch makes the polling optional (by default turned off as realistically 
> this file should not be amended regularly in the Real World[tm]).
Well, another solution is to increase the SLEEP_TIME variable to
something less stressing for your battery (indeed 10hz is fairly
quick for this purpose). BTW your patch can be useful and has been

> Please, next time run 'strace' on any code you write ;)
Thanks for the tip and many thanks for your patchs. 
Please, can you can test them from the git repo before I do a new
relase ?




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