Re: STk using 100% CPU time for no apparent reason

From: Michel Schinz <>
Date: 07 Aug 1997 14:59:00 +0200

[please excuse my delayed reply, I am on holidays, away from my mail]

Mark Galassi <> writes:

> This smells of an old gcc bug that comes out when you compile Tk with
> optimization turned on for Intel boxes. I presume your Solaris 2.5.1
> is not on intel, right?

Right, it runs on SPARCs (Ultra and "normal" ones, the problem appears
on all processors).

> Which gcc version did you compile STk with?

I didn't compile it, I used the binary version found on the STk site.

BTW, I noticed a strange thing: when I have several "stk" running,
they all start using 100% of the CPU at the same time! It looks like
they get some external event which makes them behave badly.

Received on Thu Aug 07 1997 - 14:57:31 CEST

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