[osg-users] osg::Operation lags

Roman Grigoriev grigoriev at gosniias.ru
Fri Mar 20 05:41:36 PDT 2009

Thanx Robert!

Working with threads a little bit unfamiliar to me. 

Could you please point me to some examples how to use  YieldCurrentThread()

Thanx in advance



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[mailto:osg-users-bounces at lists.openscenegraph.org] On Behalf Of Robert
Sent: Friday, March 20, 2009 1:44 PM
To: OpenSceneGraph Users
Subject: Re: [osg-users] osg::Operation lags


HI Roman,

2009/3/20 Roman Grigoriev <grigoriev at gosniias.ru>

Hi Robert!

As you've seen in my operation thread  I simply write to stdout simple
message: "update" and nothing more.

But framerate lags unpredictable.

Maybe there is good example or readme how to use operationthread

Thanx in advance

I have never seen problems like yours when using OperationThread/Operatons,
but on a second review I see that your OpenThread never sleeps, it just
churns away as effectively a spin lock on the CPU. If your machine doesn't
have sufficient cores to handle a thead using 100% of the CPU core then
you'll get frame stalls like you have.

Try sticking a OpenThreads::Thread::YieldCurrentThread() into your


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