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Re: server stuff

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Tue Sep 20 19:38:24 1994 )

From: deforest@netcom.com (Robert de Forest)
To: stewarta@netcom.com (Alex Stewart)
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 1994 16:20:15 -0700 (PDT)
Cc: coldstuff@MIT.EDU
In-Reply-To: <199409202308.QAA07321@netcom12.netcom.com> from "Alex Stewart" at Sep 20, 94 04:08:41 pm

> Is there any more information on the situation with ColdMUD under Linux (I'm
> finally getting around to setting it up on my linux system, but I don't like
> hangs.  I'm wondering if anybody has any more information before I start going
> after the bug aggressively on my own)?
> BTW, now that I've looked a bit at the code, I'm gonna go ahead and fix the
> fork/suspend(0) problem and release a patch if nobody has any objections..  I
> see a fairly simple way to do it, I think.
> -R
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>    Alex Stewart - stewarta@netcom.com - Richelieu @ Diversity University MOO
>              ftp://ftp.netcom.com/pub/stewarta/html/stewarta.html

What problem? 0.12 has suspend and pause() can be used for long loops. I see
 no use for fork as it appears in MOO. We have the heartbeat for timing and
 much better error control than you'd get with any sort of fork, I think.

So uh.. yeah..I have objections. What problem are you gonna fix?