[PATCH] KIO::SlaveBase and the event loop

Roland Harnau truthandprogress at googlemail.com
Tue Jul 15 15:07:48 BST 2008

2008/7/15, Thiago Macieira <thiago at kde.org>:
> Well, my plan was a bit more ambitious. I wanted all ioslaves to run
> inside an event loop. The KIO::Connection would be used in in readyRead()
> slot handlers instead of waitFor* style functions as it is right now.
> It was too much work for too little gain.

Apropos ambitious plans: In the planning phase for KDE4 did you
consider to re-implement the IO slaves as threads? The process
creation cost including the D-Bus talk to klauncher seem quite high to
me, especially if Konqueror launches 20 or more  of them.


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