Picked up as a comment from Asa's blog: "One thing i did notice is the update shows progress in 64kb blocks. This is a minor nuisance, because on dialup it looks like it has stalled." So it looks as if the software update experience for dialup users could be improved so that it doesn't look like it has stalled.
Since bug 352853 was fixed, the size of the chunks is 300kB. With the slow DSL connection I have here, it means that the progress b
(In reply to comment #1) (sorry, I hit tab and space, it sent the comment while I was typing...) > With the slow DSL connection I have here, it means that the progress b ar is updated only every 10 seconds or so.
Created attachment 383105 [details] [diff] [review] Patch v1 This patch makes nsIncrementalDownload call onProgress when new data is available instead of when a chunk is completely received. It will notify of progress at most twice a second, which seems a reasonable frequency to update the progressbar in the UI. For users with very fast connections, it may reduce the total number of progress notifications, as previously if several chunks were received at once, onProgress was called several times in a row.
8 years ago