kdevelop idle CPU usage (4.7/1.7)

René J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 17:37:24 GMT 2015

On Tuesday March 24 2015 17:57:35 René J.V. Bertin wrote:

> This takes *a certain time* to load, and even more to (re)parse, something I usually stop immediately because it is of no interest. So I hit "Stop All" as soon as the initial import is finished. The progress indicator then disappears as expected, but KDevelop continues to use about 20% CPU for as long as I've cared to monitor this.
> What can be causing this? I thought I could blame the kdev-python plugin but deactivating that didn't reduce CPU usage.

In this context: what's the difference between not letting the parser run when a project is loaded, and deactivating the background parser? Am I right that the latter is a much more invasive/disruptive option and if so, why is the former not a per-session option?


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