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Re: [Chicken-users] ssax egg

From: Bruce Butterfield
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] ssax egg
Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 15:41:01 -0700
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Yes, I think that a library should be by default thread-safe unless marked otherwise in an obvious way. This has bitten me more than once since I write a lot of threaded code.

felix wrote:

Well, not really clever, but you can check the list in the variable ##sys#features for containing #:srfi-18. If that is the case, then you are either running in the interpreter, or in compiled code that uses the SRFI-18 features, and as such is likely to use threading. But that does of course not necessarily mean SSAX has to be reentrant. Perhaps a runtime-switch? (I would prefer the default to be thread-safe,


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