Proposal: System.Timeout module for base (Trac #980)

Peter Simons simons at
Thu Mar 1 05:15:28 EST 2007

Bayley, Alistair writes:

 > In my experience, when run with -threaded, Network.Socket.accept
 > does block, and async exceptions are not delivered (I'm using
 > GHC-6.6 on Win XP).

Oh. That's bad news. I don't think the socket configuration has
anything to do with it, this seems to be an RTS decision. The truth
is, however, I really don't know. Can someone else shed some light on
this matter?


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