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select (or polling) on in_channel?
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Date: 2005-04-04 (21:30)
From: Eijiro Sumii <eijiro_sumii@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] select (or polling) on in_channel?
P.S.  I've also received an e-mail informing me that Cash

has such a function.  It looks nice, but having it in pure/core OCaml
would be even nicer.

From: "Eijiro Sumii" <>
> Thanks to everyone for ideas on how to "select" Pervasives.in_channel.
> Since there seems to be no better solution than
>   (1) hacking the low-level structure by using external C, or
>   (2) reinventing the high-level library on top of Unix I/O,
> I'm thinking of submitting a feature wish at
>  It should be easy enough for
> the developers to implement, I hope...  (I could contribute my own
> implementation if necessary, but I'm sure they will do better work.)