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Remove non-system asyncs?

From: Neil Jerram
Subject: Remove non-system asyncs?
Date: 23 Mar 2001 09:15:14 +0000
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>>>>> "Neil" == Neil Jerram <address@hidden> writes:

    Neil> As far as I understand (both your point and the Guile code),
    Neil> this is what Guile does already.  The signal handler for
    Neil> signal SIG sets got_signal[SIG] to 1, and marks a system
    Neil> async to run at the next safe point.  [...]

On a superficially related point...  I think we should remove the
non-system async code from Guile core, provide a deprecated Scheme
emulation of them using hooks, and eventually remove the emulation as

As far as I could work out, non-system asyncs provide nothing that is
not provided better by hooks.  Or am I missing something?


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