Subject: Re: Lisp io performance.
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1999/01/19
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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* Jeff Sandys <>
| Why not just issue a shell command?

  calling out to a Unix process suspends the entire Allegro CL process.
  this is not good for multiprocessing.

  SIGTHTBABW: a signal sent from Unix to its programmers at random
  intervals to make them remember that There Has To Be A Better Way.