polybios.ext is left running after quitting programs

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polybios.ext is left running after quitting programs

Post by jPV » Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:16 pm

If I exit from a Hollwood program/script that has used Polybios, the polybios.ext process (Status in MorphOS shows "LIBS:Hollywood/polybios.ext") doesn't exit but is left running as a background process. Is it by purpose or should it get killed when a program quits? It consumes over 5 megabytes of RAM at least, which could make a difference for example under OS4 emulation with 128MB RAM limit :)

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Re: polybios.ext is left running after quitting programs

Post by airsoftsoftwair » Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:15 pm

Yes, that's intended behaviour because loading this large program all the time seemed like too much overhead for me in comparison to just keeping another 5 MB in memory. Of course, you can quit it any time by sending a CTRL-C signal.

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