[squeak-dev] Re: browsing method speed
vaidasd at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 10:46:06 UTC 2013
What is your opinion about this. Is this a problem good to solved? If
so, what is the process, shall information about issue be filled into
2013/1/22 Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com>:
> On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 3:51 PM, tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org> wrote:
>> On 21-01-2013, at 3:48 PM, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Alas it bites at a slightly higher-level than that also. Yes, the
>> > decoupling of positioning and reading is a problem for thread-safety.
>> > But
>> > so is the single buffer and the single position. e.g. if one were to
>> > call
>> > your unified primitive below to fill the buffer that wouldn't prevent
>> > another thread reading at a different position into the same buffer and
>> > trashing the contents from the POV of the first thread. Since the
>> > programming tools are essentially single-threaded it's not *that* bad a
>> > problem, unless you're debugging source access (I *think*).
>> Gotta start somewhere. Bottom is often good. Then other people can build
>> upon that.
> Sure, but can't solve the immediate problem this way because it takes time
> for a VM change to percolate through.
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