Re: Why not to split gmc and other gnome applications into threads?

>  So it could be nice (like I think it's in Windows) that GMC and other
>  GNOME (even GTK) applications split themselves into threads. So for
>  example GMC could have a thread to redraw the icons on the desktop each
>  5 seconds or so, another thread could redraw the tree of directories on
>  the left and other to redraw the icons of files on the right.

The new file manager which will replace MC has a completely
non-blocking VFS.  This will solve the problem you described.

>  Even more nice would be to make these threads callable for every GNOME
>  application, so that every application could have a little GMC into
>  itself if it needed it.

The new VFS is callable from any application :-)


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