[erlang-questions] SMP in emacs?
Fri Nov 5 21:40:50 CET 2010
Thanks a lot Scott.
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.
> (*) 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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