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Re: [Chicken-users] readline blocks threads

From: Elf
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] readline blocks threads
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 11:05:22 -0800 (PST)

um... repl will always block threads.  as the docs state, read is blocking
except for certain network ports.


On Tue, 4 Mar 2008, Shawn Rutledge wrote:

If you do

(use readline)
(current-input-port (make-gnu-readline-port "csi> "))
(thread-start! (lambda () (let loop () (printf "loop~%") (loop))))

the thread doesn't run in the background anymore, presumably because
readline uses blocking I/O.

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