[Openmcl-devel] Idle openmcl via slime pin's cpu.
bryan-openmcl at lunch.org
Wed Feb 4 23:49:36 UTC 2004
> 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.
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