MessageTally spyOn: ?

Jimmie Houchin jhouchin at
Thu Feb 20 14:49:08 UTC 2003

Avi Bryant wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Feb 2003, Jimmie Houchin wrote:
>>Also how would you profile the below code?
>>I used MessageTally spyOn:  with the block around the 'output' and 'start.'.
> Jimmie,
> The handler block runs in a different process (a new process for each
> request), which confuses MessageTally.  You could try putting the #spyOn:
> inside it but I don't think that would tell you much - the time will be
> dominated by #getData and #sendData:.  To get anything interesting you'd
> probably have to hunt around in ConnectionHandler for a good place to put
> it.
> As for stopping the listener, "listener stop" should do it.

Thanks Avi,

Okay. I didn't know if there were other ways to profile such code. I'll 
be exploring. :)

I tried "listener stop" first. I got an MNU.
I'm at work now, and I am not the best at understanding debugging 
messages. I believe I remember something about outOfScope or some such 

I don't understand the lifetime or scope of the Workspace.


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