[wingide-users] feature request: scan files in background

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Thu Dec 30 16:03:35 MST 2010

On 12/28/10 3:00 PM, Phil Vandry wrote:
> Most of the work I do with Wing involves writing code that runs on
> remote servers. I do this by remotely mounting the filesystem that
> contains the code on my desktop and working locally on my desktop.
> Wing does a lot of reading files in the background in order to do its
> static analysis and to watch files in the project for external changes.
> If my Internet connection becomes briefly congested, these file accesses
> start to take a long time and pretty soon the GUI stops responding.
> Worse, the file accesses appear to get backlogged and make the
> situation worse.
> I think it would be really cool if Wing did its static analysis and
> checked the project files for changes in a separate thread so that the
> GUI wouldn't be affected by this.


Wing does do the analysis in the background in a way that should not 
hang up the GUI.  If you're using Wing 4.0beta5 you are probably running 
into known performance issues that we are working on resolving.  If you 
have another version, please let us know.



Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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