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 LispWorks IDE is running (that is, after
has been called), as this automatically starts up multiprocessing.
Note: On Microsoft Windows, Linux, x86/x64 Solaris, FreeBSD and Mac OS X (using the Cocoa image), the LispWorks IDE starts up by default.
LispWorks User Guide and Reference Manual - 22 Dec 2009