[Marble-devel] Marble FileStorageWatcher

jensmh at gmx.de jensmh at gmx.de
Sun Mar 8 17:25:50 CET 2009

Am Saturday 07 March 2009 18:08:48 schrieb Bastian Holst:
> Hi,
> I work on a watcher for Marble which keeps track of the size of the
> persistent/hard disk cache of Marble. I heard you are working on speeding
> up downloads.
> At the moment I have the following solution:
> - I made a subclass of QThread watching the cache size.
> - This Thread is run after the startup of marble, so it doesn't make it
> slower. Then it measures the file size, this takes a lot of time (for my
> first approach I didn't make a Thread, it took (for the first time) about
> 10 s, that was to slow.
> - Additionally I added slots (for adding [sending file name/(perhaps better
> sending file size, file could be deleted again)] and removing files
> [sending file size]). The corresponding signals are implemented as signals
> of StoragePolicy and the implementations like FileStoragePolicy have to
> send it.
> - Deleting files is another story.
> Do you see any problem at this approach, especially making StoragePolicy a
> QObject and adding signals.

no, sounds fine.

Best Regards


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