[erlang-questions] SMP in emacs?

zabrane Mikael <>
Fri Nov 5 21:40:50 CET 2010


Thanks a lot Scott.

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Regards
Zabrane


2010/11/5 Scott Lystig Fritchie <>:
> zabrane Mikael <> wrote:
>
> mz> Off topic question. Could someone please explain me what's the
> mz> benefits of this "+S" option (and the "+A" option by the way).
>
> The +A option allows you to specify the size of the I/O worker thread
> pool.  For moderate and high workloads that involve the local file
> system(*), you'll likely see a performance improvement by using it.
>
> -Scott
>
> (*) All UNIX variants that I'm aware of will ignore any request to
> perform asynchronous I/O on the local file system unless you explicitly
> use the async API.  And even the async API doesn't have async versions
> of some system calls like unlink(2).
>


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