Ethereal-dev: Re: [Ethereal-dev] Conversation/Endpoint list performance patch

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From: "Ulf Lamping" <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2004 13:01:18 +0200
Ethereal development <[email protected]> schrieb am 14.07.04 02:48:06:
> 
> > I've checked in your changes.
> 
> Right as you checked this in I'd just built new patches that I believe 
> are more efficient.  I'm just getting around to sending them in =)

Well, that happens sometimes.

> 
> It bothered me that the address fields were being written to with 2 
> additional gtk_clist_set_text calls *per entry* in the list during each 
> draw update (every 3 seconds), and that there were a huge number of 
> updates being drawn that didn't need to be (I think it only makes sense 
> to update periodically, at the tap draw refresh every 3 seconds).

I implemented the name resolvings in these statistics some time ago, but didn't had performance in mind (so blame it on me :-)

> 
> Hopefully these new patches solve all of these things.  They're diffed 
> against the current version of the files in CVS.

Did you keep in mind, that the address resolvings might change data being displayed? Is this done by the 3 seconds update?

> 
> > However, when I'm using statistics for longer capture files, Ethereal 
> > crashes reproducible on my Win32 machine.
> 
> Before the patches, after the patches, or both?
> 

It crashed a long time before, and still afterwards. This is not related to your patches.

Regards, ULFL

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