Re: 2.4.4 sluggish under fork load

From: Harald Dunkel (harri@synopsys.COM)
Date: Sat Apr 28 2001 - 15:00:36 EST

Peter Osterlund wrote:
> I have noticed that 2.4.4 feels a lot less responsive than 2.4.3 under
> fork load. This is caused by the "run child first after fork" patch. I
> have tested on two different UP x86 systems running redhat 7.0.
> For example, when running the gcc configure script, the X mouse pointer is
> very jerky. The configure script itself runs approximately as fast as in
> 2.4.3.

That explains why xtoolwait did not work anymore. After applying the
patch everything is OK again.

Many thanx

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