[Openmcl-devel] Idle openmcl via slime pin's cpu.

Ben Hyde bhyde at pobox.com
Thu Feb 5 01:19:14 UTC 2004


cvs update and all is better; thanks!

On Feb 4, 2004, at 6:49 PM, bryan o'connor wrote:

>> When I fire up slime it seems to work, though I've not exercised it 
>> extensively, but when idle it pins the processor.
>
> swank-openmcl.lisp was using process-wait for the control thread
> when waiting for work to do.  i patched it (it's in CVS now) to
> use semaphores instead.  emacs+slime has been idling on my pbook
> for the last hour without 0% cpu and more importantly not spinning
> up the fan.
>
> whether process-wait should be pegging the CPU is a different
> question.  some CPU penalty is probably unavoidable.  gary can
> answer to that a lot better than i could.
>
> 					...bryan




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