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Move AutoResponder rule export code to a background thread

Currently, it appears that the AutoResponder rules are exported on the UI thread (i.e. when exporting a massive Fiddler AutoResponder rule set, Fiddler is "Not responding..."

With a large AutoResponder set, Fiddler's UI may become unresponsive for minutes.

I believe this also prevents incoming connections from being processed - if true, that is even worse.

If this does get done on a background thread, to keep consistency, perhaps the AutoResponder rules window should be "disabled" (greyed out) so no changes can be made to the rules while exporting. 

  • Guest
  • Apr 30 2016
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  • Eric Lawrence commented
    June 18, 2016 00:47

    How "massive" a ruleset are you persisting?

  • Guest commented
    July 02, 2016 00:40

    About 300 rules, the FARX is 320MB

  • Guest commented
    July 02, 2016 02:06

    It looks like the delay is because I was exporting to a heavy-volume network share. (20 seconds vs several minutes) - however, this could still be a problem for some