[Haskell-cafe] Go parallel
andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Tue Nov 6 14:53:35 EST 2007
Don Stewart wrote:
>> Somebody correct me here - I was under the impression that you only ever
>> need forkIO if you're doing something strange with FFI, and usually you
>> just want fork?
> That's incorrect. forkIO is *the* basic threading primitive for fast,
> light Haskell threads. You might be thinking of 'forkOS' -- that's for
> weird FFI strangeness.
Yeah, I think you're right.
(Hmm... Is there even a function named just "fork"?)
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