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Date: 2005-01-30 (10:19)
From: Xavier Leroy <Xavier.Leroy@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] C-threads & callbacks
> I'm currently interfacing a 3rd-party library that spawns threads
> to execute callbacks.  I would like those callbacks to be handled by
> OCaml-code, but have run into some issues here.
> 
> As it seems, it is not possible to run OCaml-code linked with thread
> support while letting C-threads perform callbacks.  This has already
> been a topic on the list a while ago.

Correct.  This is still on my "to do" list.  It sounds feasible but
requires some intervention in the runtime system and the threading
library, so it's not something that can be done on the side by
3rd-party code.

- Xavier Leroy