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From: Romain Beauxis <toots@r...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Smart ways to implement worker threads
	Hi !

Le mercredi 14 juillet 2010 11:09:49, Goswin von Brederlow a écrit :
> What do you think? Other Ideas? Ready-to-use modules for this?

I won't commend on CML; which I don't know at all but the description you give 
seems to match the requirements we had in liquidsoap when we implemented out 
internal scheduler.

The module that implements it is there:
  http://www.rastageeks.org/ocaml-duppy/Duppy.html

Basically, it provides a facility around to create a select-based scheduler 
where you can define your custom priorities, create a queue for a certain range 
of priority and run them in threads.

The main scheduling is done by inside the tasks, so this is transparent.

Basically, to use it, you initiate a scheduler, create threads running 
associated queues and submit tasks to the scheduler.


Romain