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From: Gerd Stolpmann <gerd@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Thread and Unix select
Am Freitag, den 25.03.2005, 11:11 -0800 schrieb Kip Macy:
> Without looking at the implementation, I would guess that a
> Unix.select with a non-zero timeout would cause the whole process to
> block - whereas an equivalent call to Thread.select would only cause
> the calling thread to block.

Once upon a time, this was the intention of Thread.select. In current
ocaml, one can also call Unix.select, and only the calling thread is
blocked.

Gerd
>               -Kip
> 
> 
> On Thu, 24 Mar 2005 15:37:10 +0100, Alex Baretta <alex@barettadeit.com> wrote:
> > What are the differences between Unix.select and Thread.select? Is it
> > safe to use the former in a multithreaded program?
> > 
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