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Re: Does MCL have "threads"
- To: email@example.com (Mark Interrante)
- Subject: Re: Does MCL have "threads"
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Bill St. Clair)
- Date: Thu, 25 Jun 1992 14:06:22 -0500
- Cc: info-mcl
>Hi, I know that some lisps have the ability to run concurrent threads of
>execution, does MCL have this facility?
MCL 2.0 does not have threads, though this is a likely new feature for
MCL does have two levels of execution. The main toplevel code can
be interrupted by event processing code. You can use MCL's *EVENTHOOK*
to run short periodic tasks (2.0 final has another periodic event
mechanism, but it is not documented).