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Re: progress indicator?

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: progress indicator?
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2009 12:53:55 -0300

On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 6:22 AM, Werner LEMBERG<address@hidden> wrote:
> For longer pieces, lilypond takes ages for the `preprocessing
> graphical elements' stage.  For the novice, it might appear that
> lilypond hangs.  Any chance to add a progress indicator, for example,
> giving the ratio between the total number of grobs and the grobs
> already processed?

That's less trivial than it sounds.  Because all computation is done
lazily, we don't know how many grobs there are to be processed.  What
could be done is having a progress indicator showing the number
grob/property combinations that were computed.

Han-Wen Nienhuys - address@hidden -

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