Opened 15 years ago

Closed 13 years ago

#232 closed Defect (wontfix)

Moving torrent data file blocks osx ui

Reported by: Waldorf Owned by: livings124
Priority: Normal Milestone: Sometime
Component: Mac Client Version: Other
Severity: Normal Keywords:


When moving torrent data file to another disk (otherwise too, but is noticeable) the choose location dialog blocks the interface until the data has been moved. The bigger the file and the slower the connection to the disk, the more severe this becomes!

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 15 years ago by John Clay

  • Component changed from Transmission to OS X Interface
  • Owner changed from somebody to livings124

comment:2 Changed 15 years ago by livings124

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

It shows a single dialog, and then uses Apple's move file api. I don't understand what you expect to be changed?

comment:3 Changed 13 years ago by danthorpe

  • Resolution wontfix deleted
  • Severity changed from Blocker to Normal
  • Status changed from closed to reopened

This issue needs to be addressed. The code that actually moves the file data, (it doesn't matter if it's Apple's api or not) should be called in a background thread. This is why developers now have blocks and GCD.

If you move a large torrent, or even a torrent onto a network volume, then Transmission becomes unresponsive and a user will most likely force quit the application.

comment:4 Changed 13 years ago by livings124

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from reopened to closed

#1753 encompasses this.

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