Stepping is too slow when application has many threads

Anderson Luiz da Silva andersonluizdasilva at
Fri Mar 7 18:21:33 UTC 2008

Patch updated!

Anderson Luiz da Silva wrote:
> Hi, first of all: I'm new here, so, please, forgive any mistake.
> I'm working on an application that has many threads (40+) and 
> stepping, in debug mode, takes a long time because at every step 
> KDevelop lists the stack of all threads. Since I don't need to look to 
> stacks every step it is very annoying.
> So, I've done some modifications to the FramestackWidget that will 
> speed up debugging. The .diff file is attached.
> It basically moves stacks updates from when changes in gdb status 
> occur to when the widget becomes visible.
> It works nice to me but certainly needs more tests. I hope this to be 
> useful!
> Bye,
> Anderson.
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