[plt-scheme] DrScheme hanging occasionally

From: David Stigant (dstigant at houston.rr.com)
Date: Thu Aug 19 07:44:49 EDT 2004

I'm on Win2k and WinXP.

With the old builds, I used to get really long GC stalls on a regular basis.

Since I installed the newest build, though, I've seen some stalls that don't
seem to be GC related (ie the GC icon is not flashing).   Mine seem to be
during execution of programs involving Fr. Time.  Specifically, I've seen
the clock animation demo freeze up a couple of times.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gordon Weakliem" <gweakliem at oddpost.com>
To: "Scott Graham" <sgraham at gmail.com>; <plt-scheme at web-ext.cs.brown.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, August 18, 2004 11:41 AM
Subject: Re: [plt-scheme] DrScheme hanging occasionally

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> The only time I see DrScheme hang, I also the GC icon flashing in the
lower right corner.  If you're indenting  a big file, that seems to create a
lot of garbage.
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> Gordon Weakliem
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> Has anyone else experienced DrScheme hanging on WinXP occasionally? I'm
> getting a hang around once a day.
> Anecdotally, it seems to be when I'm indenting, but that's far from
> repeatable or very specific obviously... It doesn't crash, and the Task
> Manager says that it's not busy (i.e. it's not garbage collection or
> something). Seems more like a deadlock of some sort.
> Any suggestions on how to narrow it down? I have the .mdmp that WinXP
> generates, but that's probably not much use I guess.
> scott

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