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Re^3: How can I force thread switching? ( sleep 33 milliseconds)

by Anonymous Monk
on Sep 28, 2013 at 23:18 UTC ( #1056170=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: How can I force thread switching?
in thread How can I force thread switching?

I also attempted to wait for 0 unit of time (second or microsecond) to no avail. The null delay is probably detected somewhere and optimised out.

BrowserUk says yield is a mistake (like sleep 0), so sleep more, like 1/2 (or less) of the minimum time period that you believe it will take, like 33 milliseconds -- seems to hold true on win32, good rule of thumb :)

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