[Armedbear-devel] Non-zero timeouts CL:SLEEP and THREADS:OBJECT-WAIT below the timer Planck limit interpolated as a nanosecond

Mark Evenson evenson at panix.com
Sat Apr 19 17:40:26 UTC 2014

On 19/04/14 18:44, James M. Lawrence wrote:
> Hi, lparallel tests now pass with the timeout change in this pull request
> https://github.com/sionescu/bordeaux-threads/pull/6
> One thing that puzzles me -- I checked old versions of ABCL back to
> 1.0.0, and none gave an indefinite wait for (sleep 0). Do you remember
> why you changed (sleep 0) to (sleep 0.01) in thread-yield in February
> 2011? I changed it back to (sleep 0) in the pull request, but I didn't
> realize I was undoing your change until this moment.

As far as I understand it, it is a change in the underlying JVM.


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