[PD] Pd 20% idle CPU usage on MBP
zeeb.brandon at gmail.com
Thu Oct 28 18:47:57 CEST 2010
This thread comes up every year or two, try running Pd with JackOSX instead
of having Pd communicate directly with OS X. You should see the Pd process
decrease it's CPU usage significantly.
My guess is it's a Pd-> PortAudio -> OS X thing.
On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 12:42 PM, Bernardo Barros <bernardobarros2 at gmail.com
> I get this bug since 2005 on the mac...
> maybe related to a broad issue in gui<->pd communication?
> 2010/10/28 Claude Heiland-Allen <claudiusmaximus at goto10.org>:
> > Hi,
> > On 28/10/10 16:41, Jamie Bullock wrote:
> >> Pd's idle CPU usage is 15-20%.
> >> Does anyone know why this is?
> > probably a bug.. you could try using gdb and interrupting Pd to see
> > it is being busy, or some profiling tool (gprof or strace or shark (?) or
> > something else).
> >> Is there anything that can be done to improve the situation?
> > Try turning DSP on and then off again, maybe.
> > Claude
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