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SubjectRe: [bisected] pty performance problem
On Sun, 2009-11-22 at 12:29 +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > While I could rewrite the communications to optionally use pipes, or
> > get the client to reprocess a log file locally, what I have does seem
> > a reasonable use of ptys.
> Wouldn't argue with that. The tty layer queues the characters which then
> get processed but at the moment get processed after the next timer tick
> not when the CPU is idle. That wants changing and it strikes me as utterly
> dumb in general to be deferring work when the CPU is idle.

*blink*, up to 10 ms thumb twiddling session?

I wouldn't mind having a copy of the stripped down test proggy.


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