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Subject: Re: Optimizing plugin-shutdowns using threads

Re: Optimizing plugin-shutdowns using threads

From: Jonathan Gordon <jdgordy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2007 23:14:04 +1100

> >Timo Horstschäfer wrote:
> >I think some kind of a disk write-queue would achieve the same.
> >Or maybe just a global write buffer, that flushes on every disk spin up.
>
> Thats surely a better idea, and i think it could be used in general, not
> only in plugins. Would it be hard to code?
>

This exists already, but isnt really useable in the current form for plugins.
The way it works is a function registers a callback for when the disk
is going to spin down... but this wont work for functions because they
may not be in memory at that point anymore.
Received on 2007-03-17


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