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Re: More loitering process curiosities



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W. Michael Petullo writes:
>I'm not sure about the mapping-daemon process.  Apparently it is a
>component of the nautilus-cd-burner package.  There does not seem to
>be a nice facility for causing the process to quit.  From looking at
>mapping-daemon.c, it appears that the daemon wakes up every 5000us,
>checks to see if it has any client nautilus processes and exits if it
>does not.

Are you certain that's every 5000us, as in microseconds?

So this process wakes up, and runs a code loop *every 5 milliseconds*?!
That'd be horrific for load, if so.

- --j.
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