[squeak-dev] Re: losing mouse clicks

Keith Hodges keith_hodges at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Dec 23 06:22:14 UTC 2008

Göran Krampe wrote:
> ...and while on the "subject":
> When hacking on Blackfoot (my SimpleCGI implementation) I have noticed
> that banging on Blackfoot through Nginx (a web server) using ab
> (apache benchmark) the image seem to inevitably (but definitely not
> immediately) end up in a state where it does not take mouse/keyboard
> events nor redraws when being resized. However - it still cranks out
> SCGI responses like before. So it doesn't seem to happen easily, but
> when pushing it with thousands of requests it eventually happens.
> So somehow the UI died but Socket and the listening Process etc works
> just fine.
> I presume this can happen using KomHttpServer or whatever, intuitively
> it can't be something Blackfoot does - anyone seen it?
> Using... oh darn, the VM is way old :) It is a 3.9-8, and a 3.9 7067
> image. I will see if it still appears with the newest VM/image combo.
> regards, Göran
It looks like you are hitting one of those old image freezing problems.
Which I fixed in the old days by going back to a 3.7.7 vm. More recently
we had a load of fixes to Semaphores and friends which (I think) made it
into 3.10


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