[gambit-list] Problem in thread-sleep! may be a poor
pierarda at iro.umontreal.ca
Tue Jan 27 23:05:16 EST 2009
> After digging around it seems that the resolution of the "timeout"
> parameter to the "select" system call (which is used by the scheduler to
> wait for I/O and/or a timeout) can vary greatly from one OS to another.
> I'm curious to know how well other operating systems handle the timeout.
> So, if you have access to some unusual operating system, could you try the
> above program and report back what value is printed?
I do not consider FreeBSD unusual (as it runs on 100% of my computers :D),
Freebsd 7.2 on a 64bits arch and gambit 4.2.8 gives 503 on average.
/usr/bin/time -p ./a.out
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