[logback-dev] [JIRA] Commented: (LBCORE-97) Starvation on AppenderBase.doAppend

Joern Huxhorn jhuxhorn at googlemail.com
Sat May 30 15:44:00 CEST 2009

On 30.05.2009, at 15:11, Thorbjoern Ravn Andersen wrote:

> Joern Huxhorn (JIRA) skrev:
>> This is a general problem that was introduced in Java 1.6. It's  
>> only showing up badly in case of real multi-core systems which made  
>> it a bit hard for me to analyze on my terribly outdated 3-year old  
>> laptop at work...
>> I guess that's the price a company has to pay if their developers  
>> are forced to work with flint stone devices.
>> Are you reading this, IT department?? :p
> If I understand you correctly, your current machine WORKS, but a  
> newer will NOT work?
> So you are basically proving that you should NEVER have a newer  
> machine?

I'd suggest that the development machine should ideally be comparable  
to the machine that the app is later deployed to ;)

Granted, this is a very special case but my laptop is really slow as  
hell and constantly overburdened by IDEA plus the rest of the apps  
necessary for day-to-day work :(

And to get serious again :) our app may work on my machine but it does  
so only by chance since it essentially contains code based on wrong  


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