Where can I suggest an enchantment for Python Zip lib?

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Fri Jun 15 06:27:31 CEST 2007


durumdara <durumdara at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>The problem, that:
> - I want to process 100-200 MB zip files.
> - I want to abort in process
> - I want to know the actual position
> - I want to slow the operation sometimes!
>
>Why I want to slow?
>
>The big archiving is slow operation. When it is slow, I want to
>working with other apps while it is processing.
>
>So I want to slow the zipping with time.sleep, then the background
>thread is not use the full CPU...
>I can work with other apps.

Surely a more intelligent (and much easier) solution would be to reduce the
priority of your archiving process.  Your  operating system is far better
equipped to share the CPU than you are.
-- 
Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.



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