[Vm-dev] Delays should wakeup the idle process (patch)

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Fri Jul 15 09:45:43 UTC 2011

On 15.07.2011, at 01:40, Matthew Fulmer wrote:

> On my unix vm, Delay wakeups often happen a lot later than requested
> if the idle process kicks in. Craig provided a bit of code from spoon
> that fixes this issue:
> http://bugs.squeak.org/view.php?id=7652

Very interesting.

On John's 4.x Mac VM I get 990 wakeups/sec.

Same for John's 5.7.4, 990/s.

But 5.8, and recent Cog/Stack VMs only do < 500 wakeups/sec. Both Carbon and Cocoa versions.

- Bert -

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