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SubjectRe: [PATCH]O18.1int
Con Kolivas, Mon, Aug 25, 2003 12:16:13 +0200:
> On Mon, 25 Aug 2003 19:42, Alex Riesen wrote:
> > Måns Rullgård, Mon, Aug 25, 2003 11:24:01 +0200:
> > > XEmacs still spins after running a background job like make or grep.
> > > It's fine if I reverse patch-O16.2-O16.3. The spinning doesn't happen
> > > as often, or as long time as with O16.3, but it's there and it's
> > > irritating.
> >
> > another example is RXVT (an X terminal emulator). Starts spinnig after
> > it's child has exited. Not always, but annoyingly often. System is
> > almost locked while it spins (calling select).
>
> What does vanilla kernel do with these apps running? Both immediately after
> the apps have started up and some time (>1 min) after they've been running?
>

cannot test atm. Will do in 10hours.
RXVT behaved sanely (or probably spin-effect is very rare) in 2.4 (with
O(1) alone and your 2.4 patches) and plain 2.6-test1.

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