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Re: Remove non-system asyncs?

From: Neil Jerram
Subject: Re: Remove non-system asyncs?
Date: 24 Mar 2001 09:41:32 +0000
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>>>>> "Dirk" == Dirk Herrmann <address@hidden> writes:

    Dirk> On 23 Mar 2001, Neil Jerram wrote:
    >>  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 well.
    >> As far as I could work out, non-system asyncs provide nothing
    >> that is not provided better by hooks.  Or am I missing
    >> something?

    Dirk> I don't know if I understand you correctly, but I'd like to
    Dirk> mention the after-gc-hook here, which is run by using an
    Dirk> async.  It could be that this one is easily replacable, but
    Dirk> this needs to be verified.

The after-gc-hook mechanism uses a _system_ async.  I am suggesting the
removal of non-system asyncs.


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