Hi Alex, > The major reason, however, was a serious bug in PicoLisp at that > time. We found it at SmApper, some time after the contest, when > importing data from a large number of processes.
what a pity:-( > The bug was that after the select() system call only the first > available file descriptor was serviced (instead of *all* that were > available). This results in a dramatic performance degrade, and > also losses of requests, as the higher file descriptors were never > serviced at high loads. Have you tried to "rerun" your solution and what improvement (trans/min) did you achieve? Cheers, Tomas -- UNSUBSCRIBE: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]