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Re: asynchronous socket library

From: Chaos Eternal
Subject: Re: asynchronous socket library
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2013 15:36:48 +0800

i think there is a nio branch for guile?
nio means non-blocking io

On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 3:02 PM, Aleix Conchillo Flaqué
<address@hidden> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 11:15 PM, Javier Sancho <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Aleix Conchillo Flaqué wrote:
>>> I was wondering if there is (or someone is working on) an asynchronous
>>> socket library for Guile. I was thinking in a pure scheme library (not
>>> bindings for libevent or some other).
>> If you don't use libevent, at least you'll need poll, epoll or
>> something similar. Or how are you planning to monitor activity on a
>> file descriptor?
> My idea was to create something simple on top of system calls, as
> libevent does. This might mean that I need additional system calls
> that are not in guile yet. But it doesn't mean I need to create
> bindings for libevent (which would probably be smarter if I wanted
> something complete). Basilica, the main idea is to learn in the
> process.
> Aleix

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