[Geany-devel] Request: multithreaded tag generation?

Harold Aling geany at xxxxx
Mon Nov 7 16:15:30 UTC 2011

On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 17:11, Thomas Martitz
<thomas.martitz at student.htw-berlin.de> wrote:
> Am 07.11.2011 17:06, schrieb Colomban Wendling:
>> Hi,
>> Le 07/11/2011 16:35, Harold Aling a écrit :
>>> Dear Geany Devs,
>>> I recently switched from GeanyPRJ to Gproject. Since Gproject doesn't
>>> support multiple open projects I have to switch between projects, but
>>> it takes up to 4 minutes to close one project and open another. A
>>> project consists of roughly 1000-2000 php-related files.
>>> The "Generate tags for all project files" causes this massive delay,
>>> but I really need that feature.
>>> At work I have a 2-core CPU, where 1 is completely idle and on my
>>> desktop at home there are 5 cores are doing nothing while generating
>>> tags. Can't they be utilized to speed up the tag generation?
>> TL;DR: it's really not that easy.

What if the indexing is done as is, but on the background with an
indicator in the statusbar?


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