[Haskell-cafe] Re: Hugsvs GHC (again)was: Re: Somerandomnewbiequestions

William Lee Irwin III wli at holomorphy.com
Wed Jan 19 08:50:01 EST 2005

On 19 January 2005 09:45, Ben Rudiak-Gould wrote:
>> Okay, my ignorance of Posix is showing again. Is it currently the
>> case, then, that every GHC thread will stop running while a disk read
>> is in progress in any thread? Is this true on all platforms?

On Wed, Jan 19, 2005 at 01:39:05PM -0000, Simon Marlow wrote:
> It's true on Unix-like systems, I believe.  Even with -threaded.  It
> might not be true on Win32.

How does forkOS fit into this picture? It's described in the
documentation as allowing concurrent execution of system calls
and other activity by other threads.

-- wli

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