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From: Gerd Stolpmann <info@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Announcement: Equeue-2.0 (also about Shell pkg)
On Son, 2004-01-04 at 19:43, Sylvain LE GALL wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 07:01:45PM +0100, Gerd Stolpmann wrote:
> > Hi list,
> > 
> > Although it has been already available since December 6, the
> > announcement of Equeue-2.0 was still missing. Now, here it is.
> > 
> > The list of changes:
> > 
> > - This release incorporates the modules of the previous Shell
> >   package (which is no longer continued as such). You can
> >   now run shell commands within a Unixqueue.
> > 
> > - A new concept is introduced as a means to structure bigger
> >   event-based programs: engines. After the engine is attached
> >   to a Unixqueue, it performs a previously specified task in
> >   an autonomous way, and when the task is done, it reports
> >   the result. It is possible to combine basic engines to
> >   larger engines (as a program construction principle).
> > 
> > - Documentation is available in ocamldoc format
> > 
> > - There is a subversion repository:
> >   https://gps.dynxs.de/svn/lib-equeue
> > 
> > Documentation is available here:
> > http://www.ocaml-programming.de/packages/documentation/equeue/
> > 
> > Download:
> > http://www.ocaml-programming.de/packages/equeue-2.0.tar.gz
> > 
> > A lot of fun,
> > 
> > Gerd
> 
> Hello,
> 
> Is there any plan to support Windows and MacOS 9 platform ?

No, because it would be too difficult. Equeue depends on a generic
Unix.select function that works for all kinds of file descriptors, and
the Shell module is even more Unixish (uses fork/exec). Cygwin would be
possible, I don't know if it already works.

Gerd
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