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Re: REALbasic-NUG Digest #5990   -   Louis JDLTnet
  Re: app slows down   -   Michael Herrick
    Re: app slows down   -   ralf.funke systematics.de

Re: app slows down
Date: 31.05.02 01:09 (Thu, 30 May 2002 18:09:13 -0600)
From: Michael Herrick
>My app works fine, but if I only stop to touch my keyboard for more than a
>few seconds, the whole thing slows down. I fiddle with the mouse a bit, and
>the redraw speed increases...
>
>I've had the same problems with threads in another app.
>
>My guess is that some process from another app or the finder uses those
>processing cycle whenever my interface isn't active or something.

Wild guess:

You have a powerbook with processor cycling turned on? I think in that
case, the processors responsiveness can vary based on mouse activity.

Maybe?

--Michael

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Re: app slows down
Date: 31.05.02 08:20 (Fri, 31 May 2002 09:20:16 +0200)
From: ralf.funke systematics.de

>My app works fine, but if I only stop to touch my keyboard for more than a
>few seconds, the whole thing slows down. I fiddle with the mouse a bit,
and
>the redraw speed increases...

If you promise not to tell anyone else I tell you how I "solve" this
problem. While going thru the loop I play a (silent) sound every now and
then. Not very elegant but it works.




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