Warning dialog for slow scripts?
kretschmann at kde.org
Sat Feb 6 14:31:27 CET 2010
recently we got several bug reports (also forum posts) about people
having issues with slow Amarok Scripts (QtScript), causing Amarok to
hang. The problem: It's very hard for the users to identify which
script exactly is causing these issues.
I think we could do something similar like Konqueror (and Firefox, I
think) does: Implement a system that checks if a script takes longer
than X seconds (maybe 3 seconds), and then show a dialog like this:
"The script $FOO appears to have stalled. Would you like to terminate
it?" -- "Yes/No"
Example of such a bug report:
I think it would be very good if we could add this before tagging (and
also before string freeze, cause it needs new strings).
Is anyone motivated to work on this? :)
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