A Windows 10 WTF
bogdanoff at me.com
Thu Dec 26 19:15:53 EST 2019
I’m on a quad-core Intel Xeon E5 (Mac Pro) and LC 8 could definitely lock up the machine. Only with difficulty could I eventually force LC to quit.
> On Dec 26, 2019, at 3:31 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> I ahould have saif multiple cores not both.
>> On Dec 26, 2019, at 14:14 , Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> On the machine, or on the core? LC should only be using a single core on Multi-core systems. Any other process using that core may be affected, but not necessarily processes using the other core. It may be academic though, as most apps today are probably using both cores simultaneously.
>> Bob S
>>> On Dec 26, 2019, at 11:16 , J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>> It may be the issue with repeat loops that do not yield to the engine periodically. This was an issue all the way back to MetaCard and I am not sure if it has been changed since then.
>>> Basicaly, running a lengthy repeat loop locks up the entire CPU until the loop exits. If this is the problem then it isn't just your standalone that comes to a halt, it's everything currently running on the machine.
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