Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] QtShark performance
From: Anders Broman <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 13:48:57 +0100
 

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From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Guy Harris
Sent: den 25 januari 2012 13:35
To: Developer support list for Wireshark
Subject: Re: [Wireshark-dev] QtShark performance


On Jan 25, 2012, at 12:57 AM, Anders Broman wrote:

>> I have had a quick look at QtShark loading a 150 Mb file is sligtly 
>> faster than the GTK version(~6s vs 8s
>
>Note that the Qt version doesn't yet show a progress bar.  I'm experimenting with a different API for the progress bar, where you always call the "create" routine >before the loop, and call the "update" routine on every trip through the loop and have it decide when to pop up the progress dialog, and, although I need to do 
>more work on it, it might be that the extra procedure call is sufficient to slow down the file-loading process, so it might be that some of the difference between >the Qt and GTK+ versions is less work done in deferred_create_progress_bar() and possibly even less work done in update_progress_bar().

The figures was more to indicate that for file loading we are in the ballpark where as for filtering we are definitely not.
To me it's a no go unless we have approximately the same or better performance with Qt

Best regards
Anders
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