increase performance of background parser

Sven Brauch svenbrauch at
Tue Nov 1 20:05:38 UTC 2011


Sounds like a bug to me. It also shouldn't reparse the project if you
had it opened before. How large is your project?
As far as I know there's not really a vast increase in performance if
using multiple threads due to locking, especially when using more than
a few of them.


2011/11/1 Gerhard Stengel <gstengel at>:
> Hi,
> I'm working with a quite big project which the kdevelop background parser
> needs almost an hour to scan each time I open it. The CPU load stays quite low
> (< 30%) as you would expect for a job running in the background, but I'd wish
> to cut down the time a bit. My computer's CPU has 8 cores, so even if the
> parser consumed more resources, there'd be enough left. I've already increased
> to 8 threads.
> Would it be possible to add some feature in the settings dialogue to increase
> the resources the parsing may take?
> regards
> Gerhard
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