GNOME Music Should No Longer Be So Sluggish
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 24 June 2017 at 07:33 AM EDT. 26 Comments
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Georges Stavracas' latest work on GNOME is making the GNOME Music player less slow.

Being frustrated by slowdowns in GNOME Music where it could take just 15~20 seconds to load albums, Stavracas made use of Sysprof for profiling the music player and discovered that there were tons of asynchronous calls happening in parallel. He ended up placing a limit on the number of parallel lookups allowed by Music and that in turn has allowed for an improvement by around 73%, at least on Georges' system.

More details for those interested via this blog post. Look for the improvement to be part of GNOME 3.26.
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