[BUG] User interrupts no longer interrupt locked UI process
lex at debian.org
Fri Mar 19 21:00:54 UTC 2004
John M McIntosh <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com> wrote:
> Ahhh. Was this an intel PC running Windows?
> I'm sure Andreas told me he has a timer that resets
> interruptCheckCounter to zero
> every millisecond. Perhaps he could confirm that? That would distort
> things a bit if the call target
> is 2ms. Mind doing this 1000 times a second to give great Delay
> accuracy numbers seems wasteful, but
> Intel PC are so fast today, do we care?
I think once per millisecond sounds about right. It would be great if
simple VM's can stay simple. I bet the overhead can be gotten rid of,
and besides, if you hyper-optimize a VM then you can also #define away
this function into nothing, can't you?
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