> On Saturday 18 February 2012 18:50:42 Janardhan Reddy wrote:
>> Are there any applications in kde which need multithreading support. I
>> would like to participate in gsoc and i am good at multithreading.
>> Even though many programns are multithreaded they may be slow even though
>> the work in done in separate thread different from gui thread.
>> There is a library called threadweaver in kdelibs through which we can make
>> use of multicore cpu and run the tasks parallely when so much work need
>> to be done in a single thread.
>> Are there any applications which need this kind of support.
> If you are "good at multithreading" I presume you might have knowledge of
> reducing lock contention. If you have ideas how to do that for KDevelop
> without rewriting most of the code, I'd welcome your insight. Yet for KDevelop
> this is nothing in the scope of a GSOC imo.
Could you explain how lock contention arises in KDevelop ? I thought
that a GUI app would spend most of its time idle..