Subject: Re: Why my life is sucking. Part 2.
To: Lennart Augustsson <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/18/2001 11:07:02
On Thu, Jan 18, 2001 at 12:34:44AM -0500, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> Laine Stump wrote:
> > While we're all bitching about new features that give us problems -
> > has anyone else seen interactive response go completely to hell after
> > UBC was brought in?
> Oh yes, I've noticed!  Ny laptop is almost unusable while compiling now.
> I've considered switching back to 1.5.  UBC certainly speeds up big compilations,
> but it kills interactive performance.
> I was a little surprised by how bad it was, I thought the lessons from
> Solaris (and Linux?) would have tought us not to use up too much memory
> for file buffers?

This is a known issue, but Chuq simply didn't get to that item on
his TODO list yet. There are some obvious ideas on how to handle this.

- Frank