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Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Waiting for float time
   Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2007 17:29:46 +0200
   From: "Matthieu Dubuget" <matthieu.dubuget@gmail.com>

   2007/6/28, Bruno Verlyck <Bruno.Verlyck@inria.fr>:
   >    Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2007 13:15:31 +0200
   >    From: "Matthieu Dubuget" <matthieu.dubuget@gmail.com>

   >    2007/6/28, Karl Zilles <zilles@1969web.com>:
   >    > sayan@crans.org wrote:
   >    > > I am looking for a floating point version of the function Unix.sleep in
   >    > > order to suspend execution of a program for 0.7s
   >    > Use select with no file_descrs.
   >    Nice!  Where are this kind of tricks supposed to be collected?  FAQ,
   >    http://www.ocaml-tutorial.org/, ...?
   > Any book / doc on Unix systems programming ?
   Fair answer.  But I'm sure you understood my question, didn't you?
I try :-)

   Sorry if I'm not a unix guru, but the fact is that I did not find the
   Unix.select solution.
My point was: it's not an OCaml-related issue (which obviously is not
the answer you expect).

   So.  Suppose there is some short tricks/recipes list about OCaml
About Unix.  I found "The Single UNIX® Specification" worth reading
(as a reference, not as an intro).

   somewhere: it may save time to beginners looking for such things.
   I asked the question, because maybe, there is already such a place?
   (The caml-list archive since today, at least...)
In the caml-list, Xavier often recommends «the books by W. Richard
Stevens ("Advanced Programming in the Unix Environment", "Unix Network
Programming", etc)»; e.g., in
 http://groups.google.com/group/fa.caml/browse_thread/thread/e591ab18a8397a2f/c19874b0c2d5209a?lnk=gst&q=system+programming+book+leroy&rnum=1#c19874b0c2d5209a

Sorry for these frustrating answers :-)
Bruno (who doesn't HTH anymore...)