Bug 4424

Summary: gnorpm uses an inordinate amount of system resources
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Nadeem <nadeem.riaz>
Component: gnorpmAssignee: Matt Wilson <msw>
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Version: 6.0   
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Hardware: i386   
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Description Nadeem 1999-08-08 05:42:36 UTC
gnorpm appears to use an inordinate amount of resources
(specifically % cpu) on 3 different RedHat 6.0 systems. The
specific resource increase occurs when you try to do a
webfind. Gnorpm, then, when *idle* (e.g. the webfind window
is open,b ut the program is minizmied), uses up 30-40% cpu.
These aren't 386's either :], I have had the same problem on
a Pentium Pro 200, Celeron 333, and Pentium II 233. I tried
upgrading to GnoRPM 0.9, but the problem persists.

Comment 1 Owen Taylor 2000-03-07 00:57:59 UTC
When webfind is started, it does some background operations which
eat lots of CPU, but only for a few seconds. Then, on my system,
no further CPU usage is seen.