[BUG?]New Event Architecture Queue Sequencing?
Andrew C. Greenberg
werdna at mucow.com
Mon Dec 4 14:35:36 UTC 2000
At 2:18 PM +0100 12/4/00, Hans-Martin Mosner wrote:
>"Andrew C. Greenberg" wrote:
>> Sorry, my retraction of the bug report appears premature. It repeats
>> with regularity now on my iMac, with current changesets and the B5
>> MacOS VM. The problem, as mentioned, is that events, after a bunch
>> have backed up, tend to fire off at the rate of about 1 per second,
>> which can only be heightened by, for example, pressing the shift key,
>> or the like.
>could it be that you're using a PowerBook? Squeak does not interact with
>the Power Manager, so the processor slows down when it thinks that you
>don't do anything. I've also noticed this with every version of Squeak but
>did not have the time to look into the matter.
>Having some strategy for dealing with power management would certainly be
>great especially for the PDA Squeak ports...
I was, in fact, testing with one of the new Firewire iBooks.
It is interesting that the "slow event" firings can be sped up simply
by pressing the shift key a few times, and slows back down when you
stop. There are no serious delays in real time, however, almost as
soon as you stop typing, the delay kicks in.
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