I have a process named
tic that occasionally shows its ugly face in
htop or Activity Monitor, consuming around 100% CPU. I couldn't find any good info on it last time I tried. What is it for, what would make it suck up my processor cycles, and what can be done about it.
I'm on the latest sub-version of Mojave: 10.14.3 (18D42).
Update: this happened again, and about 80% of the lines displayed by
sudo lsof -p PID were related in some way to Visual Studio Code. I don't know if that's a useful clue for anyone about the cause... but I'll put it out there...