[Openmcl-devel] Idle openmcl via slime pin's cpu.
bhyde at pobox.com
Wed Feb 4 20:19:14 EST 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.
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