TB, Electrolysis & Quantum

Disaster Master disasterlistmanager at gmail.com
Thu Dec 29 20:41:42 UTC 2016


On Thu Dec 29 2016 13:00:30 GMT-0500 (Eastern Standard Time), Wayne Mery
<vseerror at lehigh.edu> wrote:
> On 12/29/2016 11:14 AM, Philipp Kewisch wrote:
>> While I agree it would be great to put some of the processing into extra
>> threads or processes, this is not immediately fixed by introducing
>> multiprocess Thunderbird. There are some other issues that require
>> attention related to data structures and storage, which may already fix
>> the Lightning freezing with many events. It may also be sufficient to
>> put some processing into workers (Threads) instead of using the e10s
>> multiprocess model.
> The same logic applies in non-calendar areas of Thunderbird, where 
> architectural factors would prevent performance improvements despite 
> enabling e10s [1], or be outright broken by e10s which would require big 
> changes to fix.

Ok, thanks for clarifying Philip and Wayne.

That said, while I was challenging Ben and Joshua's contention that
'there isn't much benefit for multiprocess in TB', I certainly wasn't
implying that it would be easy to implement.
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