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Re: [Help-smalltalk] Delay and fork

From: Stewart Stremler
Subject: Re: [Help-smalltalk] Delay and fork
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2005 16:03:20 -0800
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.28i

begin quoting Markus Fritsche as of Tue, Mar 22, 2005 at 11:43:58AM +0100:
> Stewart Stremler wrote:
> | I'm wondering if I have the wrong idiom, or if it's a case of You
> | Can't Do That So Stop Trying.
> You fork your processes at the same priority. By default, Smalltalk is
> non-preemptible. They run until they yield or have finished their work.

So the forkWithoutPreemption method on BlockClosure is misdirection then?
That's the _default_ behavior?


I guess I assumed that Delay's wait would yield control as well. Silly

<poke> <poke>

I see. I need to configure with  --enable-preemption, presumably.



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