Re: checkpointing

From: George (greerga@CIRCLEMUD.ORG)
Date: 04/06/98

On Mon, 6 Apr 1998, Gary Barnett wrote:

>Find me a routine that takes longer than 30 seconds to run.. Bottom line is
>that 30 seconds is way out of the range for any set of routines in a
>realtime program.

Your whole MUD when the system administrator pulls a 'make -j' on

Other than that, there's really no reason, it's just an arbitrary number to
be really sure the MUD hasn't looped.  The pulse check stops at 30 seconds
if you look at heartbeat().

George Greer  -   | Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity | is not thus handicapped. -- Elbert Hubbard

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