ghci takes all available CPU time

Simon Marlow
Tue, 24 Sep 2002 13:21:17 +0100

> On our system (Solaris) the interpreter takes all available=20
> CPU time just
> waiting for input. The problem seems to be restricted to our site and
> to the latest release of ghc (5.04). We really need to fix=20
> this problem
> since many of us are using SunRays with a shared server. Any=20
> idea of what may cause this behaviour?

I've seen this before, and I think it was caused by an old version of =
the readline library.  The current release (5.04.1) certainly doesn't =
eat all the CPU on our Sparc here.  Perhaps you could try 5.04.1?