[wingide-users] debug mode under ubuntu 10.04 very slow
nagrajan at cyanoptics.com
Wed Jun 23 18:10:50 MDT 2010
On my Ubuntu 10.04 setup, Wing IDE 3.2.8-1 (rev 22296) slows down badly in
debug mode. It seems to be having lots of disk I/O which is the culprit (no
iotop shows consistently high disk IO for the process below...
6517 be/4 rajan 41.12 M/s 0.00 B/s ?unavailable? python -OSE
The slowdown can be worked around by setting "Edit -> Preferences -> Files
-> Reloading -> External Check Freq" to a larger interval (I set it to 360).
I don't remember seeing this behavior in previous Wing releases from 2-3
Mainly, the disk I/O hangs up the UI for a few seconds every time it
happens, where scrolling/editing starts to hiccup, and its very irritating.
When the interval is the default 5 secs, it makes the UI almost unusable.
I am wondering if you also see it or is the problem specific to my system...
It would be very useful to have such tasks in a separate thread from the UI.
(the IDE startup data scraping / indexing in the background is enormously
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