Waiting on Sockets or File Descriptors
simons at cryp.to
Wed Feb 2 08:57:24 EST 2005
Tomasz Zielonka writes:
> threadWaitRead :: Int -> IO ()
> threadWaitWrite :: Int -> IO ()
Thanks for the pointer!
Am I correct in assuming that there is no "more high-level"
mechanism for scheduling more than one file descriptor? Like
select(2) or poll(2) would do?
I guess, I could implement it on top of those functions with
some clever forkIO'ing, but I wonder whether that's
I'm asking because I am fairly certain that other people
will run into this problem too. It would be nice to have a
more generic mechanism for this purpose, particularly if it
will (eventually) be supported by other implementations as
well. I mean, all the necessary infrastructure is bound to
be available in the run-time system anyway.
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