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From: Alex Baretta <alex@b...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Thread safe Str
Christophe TROESTLER wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> The new Str module not only made it LGPL but also very fast (100% more
> than Pcre in some cases).  However it is still not thread safe -- and
> it is not possible given its interface.  However, from a quick look,
> it seems to me that what is under the hood is almost thread safe.  So
> why not to write a new module (say Regexp) which would be thread safe
> and on top of which Str would be build?  This would not be too much
> work, would it?
> 
> Cheers,
> ChriS

I think I remember a thread where Xavier explained that Str is fully 
thread safe because all state data structures are allocated on a 
per-thread basis.

Alex

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