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From: Markus Mottl <mottl@m...>
Subject: Re: features of PCRE-OCaml
Gerd Stolpmann schrieb am Friday, den 08. December 2000:
> However, the PCRE stubs can be improved in one point: The master lock could be
> released while the engine executes the regexp. Several threads could then
> use the engine at the same time which would improve the responsiveness of
> multi-threaded programs, and the programs would run faster on SMP systems.

Are there annotations which one could use to indicate reentrancy of
external functions? This would make it fairly easy to get rid of this
problem. This information could then also be used for program analysis.

- Markus Mottl

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