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SubjectRe: [PATCH]O18.1int
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Con Kolivas <kernel@kolivas.org> writes:

>> > 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?

Vanilla test1 has the spin effect. Test2 doesn't. I haven't tried
vanilla test3 or test4. As I've said, the O16.2-O16.3 patch
introduced the problem. With that patch reversed, everything is
fine. What problem does that patch fix?

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Måns Rullgård
mru@users.sf.net

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