How to interrup a deep recursion

Stephane Ducasse ducasse at
Mon Apr 7 06:44:45 UTC 2003

>> Cmd-.
>> But you can't interrupt processes at a higher priority than the
>> interrupt watcher, and if you don't have an exception handler at the
>> right place in the UI process you can't interrupt it either.
> Actually I've noticed that it can be terribly difficult to interrupt 
> the
> system at times. This would be on all three of my machines, Acorn, Mac
> & linux. Two symptoms come to mind; either simply no response 
> whatsoever
> or a notifier showing [] newProcess followed by another one
> withaslightly more logical looking short-stack which proceeds to drop
> the focus and then.... nothing. No control. Another interrupt gets the
> same. Only 'solution' seems to be forced exit which is very
> unsatisfactory.
Same here ;(

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