Saving state against reboot

Paul Prescod
Tue, 13 May 1997 08:53:12 -0400

What if LispOS checkpoints every five second (on average). What if I
have a mail queue that stores outgoing messages. Then I hit "send". A
message goes out. The machine crashes before that action is
checkpointed. I reboot the computer and it starts the thread where it
was last checkpointed and sends the message again. This says to me that
applications must control checkpointing using (dumplisp) or (save-object

 Paul Prescod