Resource limits for Haskell

Edward Z. Yang ezyang at MIT.EDU
Fri Mar 8 20:39:12 CET 2013

Excerpts from Andrew Adams-Moran's message of Fri Mar 08 07:01:29 -0800 2013:
> > This would correspond to the ability to "freeze" Haskell threads in
> > mid-execution; no MVar blocking necessary.  This is not possible with
> > the current RTS. I don't know how hard it would be to do.
> We have a way to interrupt Haskell threads mid-execution; could that machinery be used?

It is not difficult to imagine a circumstance where you would like to resume
the thread after interrupting it; I don't think the current machinery can do that.


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