Initializes multiprocessing before use.
initializes multiprocessing, and it does not return until multiprocessing is finished.
applies the function process-run-function to each of the entries in *initial-processes* 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 Microsoft Windows, Linux, FreeBSD and Mac OS X (using the Cocoa image), the Common LispWorks GUI starts up by default.
LispWorks Reference Manual - 12 Mar 2008