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From: Marco Maggesi <maggesi@m...>
Subject: [Caml-list] Re: Thread and kernel 2.6 pb still there in CVS
On 2004-06-25, Christophe Raffalli <Christophe.Raffalli@univ-savoie.fr> wrote:
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> I tried to submit a change in vouillon's entry in the bug tracking 
> system (classed as not a bug because can not reproduce), but as I am not 
> sure it worked, So I also post this here
>
> In the latest CVS of ocaml there is still the periodic call Thread.yield 
> (through a sigalarm) in thread_posix.ml
>
> This implies that a threaded OCaml program ON A LINUX KERNEL 2.6 (at 
> least 2.6.3 on Mandrake 10, but probaby all 2.6) gets very little CPU 
> when another process is running (the usual figure is 10% CPU for the 
> threaded OCaml program against 90% for another program)
>
> Could you do something before the next release, because GlSurf is really 
> not working on my linux boxes without this change.
>
> --
>
> By the way, why does OCaml needs that  periodic call Thread.yield ?




Ah, so this should be also the answer to this bug in Coq

  http://coq.inria.fr/bin/coq-bugs/open?id=729

  -- M

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