Bug 227504 - nautilus doesn't use gam
Summary: nautilus doesn't use gam
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-vfs2
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tomáš Bžatek
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Depends On:
Blocks: wakeup 418441
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-02-06 14:54 UTC by Arjan van de Ven
Modified: 2015-03-03 22:31 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 14:41:28 UTC
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Description Arjan van de Ven 2007-02-06 14:54:37 UTC
Description of problem:

nautilus has it's own clone of the gam code inside. gam needs to wake up every 4
seconds or so to poll, however now nautilus does that as well and there are 2 or
more processes doing exactly the same.

It'd be a lot more elegant if nautilus would just use the central gam server for
this instead...

Comment 1 Alexander Larsson 2007-02-06 16:58:47 UTC
That would be gnome-vfs. It has code to use inotify, however for things like nfs
it falls back to gamin (or at least is meant to), so polling should be shared.
Probably something busted.

Comment 2 Matthias Clasen 2007-11-25 20:16:23 UTC
Whats not shared is the polling for nonexisting files when using inotify, I guess.

Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 02:35:37 UTC
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 14:41:28 UTC
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