[squeak-dev] Re: The broken user interrupt, or the saga of 100000 factorial.

Colin Putney colin at wiresong.com
Fri Dec 16 19:00:12 UTC 2011

On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 9:40 AM, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com> wrote:

> This is a variation on having a smarter Processor>>preemptedProcess.  It
> seems to me that using the GUI to select the active process makes sense,
> that when using the debugger, interrupting simulation makes sense, and that
> making UserInterrupt a signal is a really, really good thing, especially for
> deploying applications.

Another nice thing about the VW scheme is that you can open a process
browser and just kill all user processes. The ones running the UI will
get respawned from scratch, and you're back to a working system. I've
been able to get out of some pretty gnarly situations that way.


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