thread.comm.rendezvous

2012-10-13

Thread.Comm.Rendezvous

Usage

(let ((rdv (make-rendezvous)))
  (bordeaux-threads:make-thread (lambda () (accept-rendezvous rdv)))
  (call-rendezvous rdv 2))

Installation

Use Quicklisp.

API

Thread.Comm.Rendezvous provides CSP(Communicating sequential processes) style inter thread communication channel.

All API are MT-Safe.

Currently run only on SBCL and Clozure-CL.

[Function] make-rendezvous (&optional name)

Make and return new rendezvous object.

[Generic Function] call-rendezvous (rendezvous value)

Send value to and wait until rendezvous acceptor thread.

Return value or acceptor thread's reply value if acceptor has :reply keyword arg.

[Generic Function] accept-rendezvous (rendezvous &key reply)

Return value from passed by rendezvous caller thread.

:reply should be one argument funcallable object. It called after accept call-rendezvous value and before restart call-rendezvous thread. It's evaluated value becomes call-rendezvous thread's return value.

[Generic Function] rendezvous-name (rendezvous)

Return rendezvous's name.

[Function] nickname-package (&optional (name :rdv))

Add nickname for this package (:THREAD.COMM.RENDEZVOUS).

Author

  • Kazuo Koga

Copyright (c) 2011 Kazuo Koga

License

Licensed under the MIT License. (http://www.opensource.org/licenses/MIT)

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

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Author
Kazuo Koga
License
MIT