Monthly Archives: July 2006

burning cpu and battery on the gnome desktop

last night seb128 asked me for advice on how he could tell if gnome-vfs was using inotify or gamin as its backend for file monitoring. i didn’t really know, so i suggested stracing gnomevfs-monitor. this is when i found out that the inotify code in dapper’s gnome-vfs wakes up 10 times a second. i understand […]