Addendum: Long closedown times

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at
Wed Jan 4 22:10:39 UTC 2006

Bob.Cowdery at wrote:
> Behavior is the same under Windows and Linux using the same image (i.e. 
> my working image). It's a little quicker under Linux, about 2 minutes. 
> Using the (more or less) original full image of 3.8 it shuts down in a 
> few seconds. I guess the next thing to do would be to file-in my stuff 
> into a clean image and see how that behaves. As there is no detectable 
> CPU activity on Squeak I would guess it is waiting on something.

Well, measure it!

	MessageTally spyOn:[Smalltalk snapshot: true andQuit: false]

This should give some pretty clear indications what to look for (you 
might want to make that andQuit: argument true if just saving the image 
is quick enough - in which case make sure you restart it immediately).

   - Andreas

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