Bug 32253 - thunar: high CPU usage in list view
Summary: thunar: high CPU usage in list view
Alias: None
Product: Mageia
Classification: Unclassified
Component: RPM Packages (show other bugs)
Version: 9
Hardware: All Linux
Priority: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: QA Team
QA Contact:
URL: https://gitlab.xfce.org/xfce/thunar/-...
Whiteboard: MGA9-64-OK
Keywords: advisory, validated_update
Depends on:
Reported: 2023-09-06 18:13 CEST by Jani Välimaa
Modified: 2023-09-11 15:09 CEST (History)
5 users (show)

See Also:
Source RPM: thunar-4.18.5-1.mga9
Status comment:


Description Jani Välimaa 2023-09-06 18:13:49 CEST
Opening thunar causes high CPU usage.

The issue is fixed with thunar >= 4.18.6.
Comment 1 Jani Välimaa 2023-09-06 18:15:20 CEST
Fixed in cauldron with thunar-4.18.7-1.mga10.
Comment 2 Jani Välimaa 2023-09-06 18:22:06 CEST
Pushed thunar-4.18.7-1.mga9 to core/updates_testing. 4.18.7 fixes also other issues reported to upstream. Please test.

4.18.7 (2023-09-02)
- Fix property dialog file count (#1173)
- Don't store GFile pointer in GTK pointer
- Don't reload the directory on copy or cut (#1060)
- Add folder to history only for new tab (#1072)
- Fix job operation crash on error
- Limit number of templates to prevent lag (#472)
- Prevent crash on multi-file-activate (#1121)
- Remove unneeded menu separator
- Switch zoom shortcuts
- Prevent glib-critical - followup of (#912)
- Keep location selector state on focus lost (#912)
- Prevent minor memory leak (#573)
- Translation Updates:
  Catalan, Czech, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Interlingue, Polish,
Portuguese (Brazil), Serbian, Spanish, Turkish

Release notes for 4.18.6
Bugfix release on the 4.18 branch in order to fix a regression.

With thunar 4.18.5 a regression was introduced: Permanent high CPU load
on list view. This release just reverts the offending commit.

Sorry for the trouble xfce packagagers and users!

- Revert ce43203b to prevent high CPU usage in list-view (#1089)
Comment 3 Jani Välimaa 2023-09-06 18:22:32 CEST Comment hidden (obsolete)

Assignee: bugsquad => qa-bugs

Comment 4 Jani Välimaa 2023-09-06 18:24:04 CEST

Comment 5 Ben McMonagle 2023-09-07 10:34:25 CEST
thunar 4.18.5.
top reports Thunar as +50%CPU (list view)
changing to *compact view* and Thunar disappears from the top 20.


Logged out and back in

top does not report Thunar in the top 20  (list view)

CC: (none) => westel

Ben McMonagle 2023-09-07 10:34:56 CEST

Whiteboard: (none) => Mga9-64 0k

Comment 6 Brian Rockwell 2023-09-07 19:49:22 CEST
updated and rebooted

Noticed the same - new thunar not hitting cpu as hard.

CC: (none) => brtians1
Whiteboard: Mga9-64 0k => MGA9-64-OK

Comment 7 Thomas Andrews 2023-09-08 00:26:04 CEST
Validating. Advisory information in comment 2.

Keywords: (none) => validated_update
CC: (none) => andrewsfarm, sysadmin-bugs

Dave Hodgins 2023-09-11 03:43:29 CEST

CC: (none) => davidwhodgins
Keywords: (none) => advisory

Comment 8 Mageia Robot 2023-09-11 15:09:28 CEST
An update for this issue has been pushed to the Mageia Updates repository.


Resolution: (none) => FIXED

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