# To subscribers of the xforms list from "T.C. Zhao" <firstname.lastname@example.org> :
Steve the suggestion was good. Another way of working
around this is to insert fl_check_forms() in the
CPU intensive routines. May not be the best solution
in all cases, but it should work.
--- Hugh Gibson <email@example.com> wrote:
> # To subscribers of the xforms list from Hugh Gibson
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> :
> Hi Xformers,
> Quick mini-snag which someone may have helpful advice about...
> I'm using a standard timer with which resets itself at the end of its
> own call-back, therefore re-triggering itself (a 'heartbeat').
> This works beautifully, except when there is a lot of other stuff
> happening grabbing CPU time, then the timer starts piling up
> call-backs, which all get serviced in a rush when there is a gap in
> the processing time.
> I can't seem to lengthen the timer easily when I know this will
> happen, and I'm not certain how best to use the X-event queue
> manipulation stuff.
> Temporarily disabling the timer outside the 'hearbeat' callback also
> seems also pretty hard (perhaps I've answered my own question.. use
> global to signify what should happen to the timer delay in the
> heatbeat callback?)
> Any advice gratefully received,
> Thanks, Hugh Gibson
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