[Stackless] Question about channels

Christian Tismer tismer at tismer.com
Wed Oct 16 21:25:49 CEST 2002


Stephan Diehl wrote:
> I'm in the process of getting aquainted to stackless. I've a question about 
> channels.
> As far as I understand channels, they are always blocking, both with reading 
> and writing. Is there a possibility to make the channels nonblocking?

I was thinking of adding a non-blocking version of the
send/receive calls, but didn't make up my mind to
implement them, yet.

You can easily simulate it by asking whether the
channel is waiting for input (ch.balance < 0)
or output (ch.balance > 0).

ciao - chris

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