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Re: Crash recovery strategies

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: Crash recovery strategies
Date: Sun, 03 Jan 2016 16:12:14 -0800
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>>>>> Daniel Colascione <address@hidden> writes:

> How would moving to C help? Keep in mind that we're talking about fork *and
> exec*, so the parent and child don't share memory. They can, however,
> communicate over a pipe. Lisp already has read and print, so given the
> choice, I'd rather implement cross-process functionality in Lisp. Sure,
> that's text-based marshaling, but with it's general, isn't it?

Ah, in that case, async.el is just what you want, since it does exactly what
you describe above.

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