Some more cache proposals. I think that's enough to start coding it all.

SVN revision: 25712
devs/princeamd/enlightenment-0.17-elive
David Walter Seikel 17 years ago
parent c5f3222cc5
commit c4f76d9809
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      doc/cache.txt

@ -165,8 +165,9 @@ WHEN:
ISSUES:
When new applications are installed, will need to update.
SOLUTION:
Parse them during idle time. Monitor relevant directories.
~/.e/e/applications/menu/all is the results cached to disk.
Parse them during idle time, maybe as a seperate process. Monitor
relevant directories. ~/.e/e/applications/menu/all is the results
cached to disk.
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@ -206,7 +207,8 @@ SOLUTION:
The results of the search should be cached somewhere on disk for
future reference. That needs to be nuked when the user changes
icon theme. Changing the icon theme currently does not update all
displayed icons.
displayed icons. The X-Enlightenment-IconPath field of the .desktop
file could be used for the on disk cache.
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@ -224,6 +226,9 @@ ISSUES:
directory with all of them that are for E_Apps, some are just links
to system files.
SOLUTION:
Remove after implementing the E_App cache then see if these still
needs caching. Note that the menu generation probably reads the
.desktop files twice each.
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@ -234,7 +239,7 @@ USED BY:
WHEN:
Currently all read in at startup time. Should change this to an
idle time task. Still need to read in them all near startup time
though. WE need all of them for searching.
though. We need all of them for searching.
ISSUES:
The current eap caching code is not up to scratch, and the .desktop
conversion didn't help. It does hide some other bugs though, so that
@ -245,3 +250,10 @@ ISSUES:
As mentioned above, we need quick searching of them all.
SOLUTION:
Nuke the existing cache code. Replace with...
Hash of filenames that contains the E_App structures, alphabetically
sorted list (Ecore_Sheap?) of human visible names that contains the
filenames. Fill them during idle time, also as needed, and finish
it async when exebuf starts up. Later we shall see if an on disk
copy is needed.

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