Finalizers etcetera

Simon Peyton-Jones simonpj at
Wed Oct 9 08:57:03 EDT 2002

| > c) On systems (like Hugs and NHC) that have no synchronisation
| > primitives, you have to roll your own by calling C procedures.
| Just to be clear about this.
| You are not rolling your own synchronization primitive, you are
| writing code that is guaranteed to contain no preemption points
| because it does not call Haskell.

Yes, you're right. I should have said that.


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