Re: [As-users] AfterStep using 100% CPU when playing music

Nathan 'Vaevictus' Mahon (as_ml@vaevictus.net)
Thu, 23 Oct 2008 14:53:01 -0400


Seems like we fixed that ages ago.  Is it still present in 2.2.8 or 
current CVS?

n8


Jeff Bradberry wrote:
> Debian bug #441897 (http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=441897):
>
>
> From: "Jeff Bradberry" <jeff.bradberry@gmail.com>
> To: submit@bugs.debian.org
> Subject: Afterstep maxes out CPU usage when programs change title rapidly
> Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 14:58:39 -0400
>
> [Message part 1 (text/plain, inline)]
>
> Package: afterstep
> Version: 2.2.6-2+b1
>
> The afterstep package sets the FollowTitleChanges option in
> feel.DEFAULT(this option is unset in the current official Afterstep
> sources).  This forces Afterstep to reread and parse the database file
> every time a program changes title, which has bad effects (excessive CPU
> usage) for those programs that do so rapidly, such as XMMS.  This problem
> can also be reproduced by running the following script in an xterm:
>
> while (true); do echo -ne "\033]0;`date`\007"; done
>
> This will within a minute or two max out the CPU.
>
> I suggest that the feel.DEFAULT file be changed to turn the
> FollowTitleChanges off.
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