[Users] Finally, I had to switch to Thunderbird. CM is too slow to be usable!

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Thu Oct 31 17:44:04 CET 2013


On Thu, 31 Oct 2013 17:33:27 +0100 Andrej Kacian <andrej at kacian.sk> wrote:

> On Wed, 30 Oct 2013 22:17:00 -0400
> Steve Litt <slitt at troubleshooters.com> wrote:
> > > Short of getting some amount of multithreaded behavior into Claws (an
> > > admittedly large and disruptive task no doubt), I wonder if it would  
> > 
> > Am I on drugs, or is multithreading not the only way to do simultaneous
> > processes? I have a shellscript that allows me to type in info for the
> > next vinyl record, while this vinyl record plays and then converts
> > to .ogg and normalizes. All I did was exec a process. 
> Yes, but multi-process code is even more complex than multithreading, what with
> all the IPC involved. :)

Right, what matters is not the way you de-synchronize two processes,
but the way you synchronize them back, whatever it's about handling
concurrent access to resources or process communication. That's what
probably doesn't happen at all in SteveT's example (script that manages
vynil-to-ogg flow).


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