Expensive fuser in progress_bar.sh

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Wed Jun 28 10:51:38 PDT 2006

On 6/28/06, M.Canales.es <manuel at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> El Lunes, 26 de Junio de 2006 15:35, Dan Nicholson escribió:
> > Attached is one solution that is working on my box (so far).  The
> > whole system is noticeably less sluggish while building.  `top' looks
> > normal again.
> That have a big bug: if the build of some target fails (or you press
> Control-C), progress-bar.sh will loop for ever in the background.

That's why I added "rm -f /tmp/jhalfs.*" to the traps in master.sh.
Would that not work?

> I will see if we can do the exit tests each second instead of each 120
> milliseconds, But that could need a "sleep 1.2" instead current "sleep .25"

It just has to be a different test than running fuser.  It
considerably slowed down my build.  With jhalfs, 1 SBU = 19m.  Without
jhalfs, 1 SBU = 10m.  gcc took forever.


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