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

Bayley, Alistair Alistair_Bayley at
Thu Mar 1 05:53:09 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?
> Peter

Well, I have a fairly simple test case, if anyone wants to see it.

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