Friday, April 20, 2018

GCD Tips

Thomas Clement:

Are you using the libdispatch? Here’s a thread for you, what I learned about the libdispatch in the last ~6 months.

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There's some very useful info about overcommit/non-overcommit queues in Daniel Steffen's responses on this old libdispatch-dev thread:

Yeah, that's a fun link to read. Thanks!!!!

I love older tech bits like this as you never know when it will became immediately useful. I remember reading old threads about rsync, psync, ditto etc. when it came to backing up OS X disks when I had questions about such things in the later post Intel Mac era. Those old threads really laid out a nice timeline of the history behind these tools and why there was such a discussion....darn resource forks and such. Ha!

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