[Vm-dev] Interrupt checking in HydraVM using event system

Michael van der Gulik mikevdg at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 20:32:48 UTC 2008

On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 10:02 PM, Igor Stasenko <siguctua at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I'd like to discuss a not-very-easy to understand topic, like
> interrupt checking mechanism in squeak VM.
> I introduced an event system in HydraVM: all external events to
> Interpreter can be posted at any time using event queue without much
> processor stall (i'm using atomic operations for that).
> I really now considering to change interpret() loop to move out and
> cleanup code concerning interrupts checking.

> <snip>

You want to check to make sure you're not having an adverse effect on

Is there a commonly used benchmark (other than 1 tinyBenchmark) which we
could use to determine what the slowdown or speedup is? Perhaps a large


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