Bug 4258 - xboing eats all free CPU cycles
xboing eats all free CPU cycles
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: xboing (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-07-29 18:21 EDT by peter.osterlund
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-07-30 17:27:37 EDT
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Description peter.osterlund 1999-07-29 18:21:12 EDT
xboing uses a busy wait loop to slow down the speed of the
game. This makes the game speed dependant on the machine
load, and also takes away valuable CPU resources from
background processes.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-07-30 17:27:59 EDT
fixed in xboing-2.4-8 - thanks!

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