[Haskell-cafe] Re: Waiting for thread to finish
briqueabraque at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 30 07:54:41 EST 2007
>> Sorry, I don't agree. I try to write
>> things in a way that when you read it you
>> can get an intuition on why it's doing
>> what it's doing; (...)
> That's what comment are for :)
You're right. I should stop my habit of using
a script to remove comments before reading
other people code :)
>> generate. So, instead of checking if
>> threads have finished, I decided to check
>> if files exist and are available for
>> writing. When I read 'takeMVar (...)
> Checking a file is non blocking, right?
Yes. That was a completely wrong idea. I just
decided not use threads this time.
> Threads won't give you a speedup unless you
> run the program on a multi-core/multi-proc
> machine. They help making the program
> simpler, IMHO.
Also agree. Properly threaded programs are a
LOT easier to read.
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