[vbox-dev] New event queue

Alexey Eromenko al4321 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 7 14:42:22 UTC 2013


Why is this important? For running more VMs simultaneously or running one
VM faster?
On Oct 7, 2013 4:27 PM, "Andreas Löffler" <andreas.loeffler at oracle.com>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> on some OSes (like Windows) the application's main event queue is limited
> to hold up to a certain amount of events at once by default.
>
> With the new event queue it's now possible to store (and thus process)
> more events without the limitation mentioned above. And: No, it shouldn't
> have any downsides really :-).
>
> Hope this helps,
> Andreas
>
>
> On 07.10.2013 15:48, Alexey Eromenko wrote:
>
>>  From 4.3 BETA changelog:
>> • Main: new event queue implementation which does not use the host’s
>> native event queue for processing VirtualBox events anymore
>>
>> ... why is this important and what are the effects ? Any downsides ?
>>
>>
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