[OS X TeX] (OT) Tiger and not Tigrrrr :-)?

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Thu Jul 28 07:30:13 CEST 2005


Le 27 juil. 05 à 21:14, Michael McCracken a écrit :

> According to the docs, there are separate scheduling 'bands' as  
> well as priorities within that band.
> This is why programs can hog the CPU but easily not make the mouse  
> movement choppy, or skip iTunes, for instance. When you use nice,  
> it puts that process into a separate band. The docs don't say  
> explicitly, but it's implied that the order of band priorities  
> goes: graphics server, dock, background apps, foreground apps, (re) 
> nice'd processes, then other.
>
> OK, that's enough offtopic OS stuff from me. If you want to see  
> where I got this from:
> http://developer.apple.com/documentation/Darwin/Conceptual/ 
> KernelProgramming/scheduler/chapter_8_section_4.html

That may be OT, but it's interesting and useful information IMHO. On  
top of the friendly atmosphere and far-reaching information on TeX,  
it's such OT insight into OS X that make this list very valuable to me.

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