Subject: Re: Reddit rewritten in Python
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2005 05:59:39 -0600
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Thomas F. Burdick <tfb@conquest.OCF.Berkeley.EDU> wrote:
| And incidentally, my telepathic debugger says that performance
| problems + instability + CMUCL MP = they didn't call
| mp::startup-idle-and-toplevel-loops.

That well could be. That turned out to be an *extemely* important
hint that someone shared here about three years ago, when I was
trying to set up a CMUCL-based web application server. Once I did
that, life became *much* nicer! I'm running several web sites these
days that use CMUCL as a web application server [behind Apache,
in front of PostgreSQL], with web pages being generated dynamically
with HTOUT, and none of them have had any problems with "hanging".
The load on these sites is fairly light, but still, the app server
runs as long as the systems do [which is typicially many months
between scheduled reboots, and years between unscheduled crashes].


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