Squeak Daemon: Why doesn't Squeak sleep with zero cpu usage?

Marcus Denker marcus at ira.uka.de
Wed Jan 21 08:08:11 UTC 2004

Am 21.01.2004 um 01:41 schrieb Peter William Lount:

> Hi,
> Ned Konz writes:
>>> I've yet to find squeak 3.7a on unix. (See my earlier email today 
>>> about
>>> that).
>> What do you mean? I was referring to the 3.7a image, not VM. I'm 
>> using the
>> same 3.6g-2++ VM for both tests, and the 3.6 image had around 4% CPU 
>> usage
>> and the 3.7a image had about 0.5%.
> I tried simply "updating" a 3.6g image with "load code updates" but 
> that
> just causes a core dump. I'll try copying over a 3.7a image and see 
> how it
> behaves.
Yes, one of the changesets does a Smalltalk recreateSpecialObjectsArray 
crashes the unix 3.6g VM.
(It might be a good idea to have a 3.6final-based Unix as an official 


Marcus Denker marcus at ira.uka.de

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