[Vm-dev] Use less CPU (improve battery life or reduce cost in the cloud)

tim Rowledge tim at rowledge.org
Wed Sep 6 16:50:01 UTC 2017

> On 05-09-2017, at 8:45 PM, John McIntosh <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com> wrote:
> BTW also lost over the years was a check for the interrupt keyboard sequence that would fire the interrupt semaphore. That code I think got moved into the image event processing logic. Perhaps not workable if that logic is busy processing bad (or too much) data.

Yeah, I’ve mentioned this a few times too. I still claim the VM needs to handle the lowest level of this since I see too many opportunities for the image being a little distracted by the very problem that you want tointerrupt.

tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
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