Re: [GIT PULL] kdbus for 4.1-rc1

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Wed Apr 15 2015 - 14:11:25 EST

On Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 01:33:27PM -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 01:49:36PM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> >
> > There's the issue of thousands of dbus queries, and then there's the
> > issue that making those queries takes a measurable amount of time. We
> > can fix the later one, the first one, well, not so much, but we can
> > provide the resources for them to make a faster system if they want to.
> I'll argue that you can't fix the later one. One thing that I've observed over
> the years of having faster computers is, as soon as you make it faster, people
> will write slower software.
> Currently the issue is that we have thousands of dbus queries, you make dbus
> 10x faster, I guarantee that people will write software with 10 thousand dbus
> queries and we are no better off than we are today.

Then they get to buy a faster machine :)
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