[Haskell-cafe] Re: Threads not running under GHC 6.10?
gwern0 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 16 17:45:17 EST 2008
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On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 9:00 AM, Simon Marlow wrote:
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> This particular example illustrates a bug in 6.10.1 that we've since fixed:
OK, that's good...
> However in general you can still write expressions that don't allocate
> anything (e.g. nfib 1000), and your watchdog thread won't get a chance to
> run unless there's a spare CPU available (+RTS -N2).
But that's bad. What are my options here? Will this
threads-not-running issue be fixed in the next release? Since it
worked fine in 6.8 as far as I could tell, that makes me think that it
must not be anything completely fundamental and unfixable.
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