[PD] -rt for whom?

chris clepper cgc at humboldtblvd.com
Tue Jul 6 02:55:32 CEST 2004

On Jul 5, 2004, at 6:39 PM, Larry Troxler wrote:
> Hi Chris. I do understand that you were talking primarily about OSX 
> and not
> about Linux, and I'm not at all disupting the primary point you are 
> making.
> But even though it may have nothing do do with your argument,  you 
> made a
> statement about how "pd -rt" works on Linux (which I do have some 
> experience
> with),  and I believe that what you said is in error. So, I felt that I
> needed to reply. The fact is, that on Linux, using POSIX real-time 
> scheduling
> as enabled by the "-rt" option, _is_ different then simply "nice'ing" a
> process to a not so nice level. I just wanted to clarify that. That's 
> really
> all.

Yep, you are correct.  I was looking at my local source for s_inter.c 
and it has a renice call for OSX, which I thought was also for Linux.  
This file is out of date however and no longer applies to any current 
version of Pd.


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