Initializes multiprocessing before use.
initializes multiprocessing before use.
It applies the function process-run-function to each of the entries in
to create the initial processes.
When called with
, it creates an
object for the initial thread using the arguments in that list as if in the call
is useful on Mac OS X if you want to run a pure Cocoa application, since the main thread needs to run the Cocoa event loop.
It is not necessary to call
when the Common LispWorks GUI is running (that is, after
has been called), as this automatically starts up multiprocessing.
Note: On Windows, Linux and Mac OS X (using the Cocoa image), the Common LispWorks GUI starts up by default.
LispWorks Reference Manual - 20 Jul 2006