Suggestion for slight change to BOINC

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Message 57118 - Posted: 28 Oct 2014, 15:47:09 UTC

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BOINC's exclusive app list is a good way to allow programs priority over BOINC tasks, but when the exclusive program quits, BOINC tasks immediately run again. A user-adjustable delay would be helpful to delay starting the tasks again even after the exclusive app has stopped.
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Message 57133 - Posted: 28 Oct 2014, 17:17:05 UTC - in response to Message 57118.  

As far as I know, it takes up to 30 seconds before science applications start running again after coming out of exclusive_app modus. If you want more than that, probably best pause BOINC.

There was this request to add a user settable (re)start_delay on exclusive applications, but the developers feel this overcomplicates BOINC and its preferences.
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Message 57137 - Posted: 28 Oct 2014, 17:37:43 UTC - in response to Message 57133.  

So, pound sand.

Problem fixed by uninstalling BOINC.
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Message 57146 - Posted: 28 Oct 2014, 17:56:30 UTC - in response to Message 57133.  

As far as I know, it takes up to 30 seconds before science applications start running again after coming out of exclusive_app modus. If you want more than that, probably best pause BOINC.

There was this request to add a user settable (re)start_delay on exclusive applications, but the developers feel this overcomplicates BOINC and its preferences.

Just use the after boot delay?
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Message 57153 - Posted: 28 Oct 2014, 18:05:51 UTC - in response to Message 57146.  

Just use the after boot delay?

No, that one doesn't work on exclusive applications. And when --whatshisname, a German, I forget-- asked about that about a year orso back, that was too complicated to add. Or some such.
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Message 57210 - Posted: 29 Oct 2014, 22:22:16 UTC - in response to Message 57137.  

So, pound sand.

Problem fixed by uninstalling BOINC.


Wow, rage much? What's the big deal? All those few minutes are gonna do is give your computer a sort of cooldown, which won't matter because BOINC will just heat it up again.
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