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Bug 4258 - xboing eats all free CPU cycles
Summary: xboing eats all free CPU cycles
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: xboing
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-07-29 22:21 UTC by peter.osterlund
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-07-30 21:27:37 UTC

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Description peter.osterlund 1999-07-29 22:21:12 UTC
xboing uses a busy wait loop to slow down the speed of the
game. This makes the game speed dependant on the machine
load, and also takes away valuable CPU resources from
background processes.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-07-30 21:27:59 UTC
fixed in xboing-2.4-8 - thanks!

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