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From: Francois Rouaix <francois.rouaix@g...>
Subject: Running OCaml code on (native) non-OCaml threads
Folks,Two years back, I asked about a situation where I wanted to run OCaml
code on threads created by a non-OCaml library, and the answer was that it
wasn't possible. Again today I'm facing the same situation, but this time I
believe there might be a way around it.
In theory, wouldn't it be possible to "attach" any posix thread to the OCaml
runtime, after the thread creation? The existing code isn't structured that
way (caml_thread_new, caml_thread_start), but superficially it looks like
one could set up the caml_thread_struct, if there isn't one for that thread
already. Am I missing something critical?
Thanks,
--f