Async-Interrupt

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Async-interrupt

http://search.cpan.org/dist/Async-Interrupt/
module to allow C/XS libraries to interrupt perl

Async::Interrupt is a Perl module that implements asynchronous interruptions, similar in nature to UNIX signals, in a cross- platform manner. Modules might want to run code asynchronously (in another thread or from a signal handler) and then signal the interpreter on certain events. One common way is to write data to a pipe and use an event handling toolkit to watch for I/O events. Another way is to send a signal. Those methods are slow, and in the case of a pipe, also not asynchronous - it won't interrupt a running Perl interpreter.

This module implements asynchronous notifications that enable you to signal running Perl code from another thread, asynchronously, and sometimes even without using a single syscall.


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OtherDebian20 March 2013
License: Artistic or GPL-1+

Artistic:

 This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
 modify it under the terms of the Artistic License, which comes
 with Perl.
 On Debian GNU/Linux systems, the complete text of the Artistic
 License can be found in `/usr/share/common-licenses/Artistic'

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 This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
 modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
 published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 1, or
 (at your option) any later version.
 On Debian GNU/Linux systems, the complete text of the GNU General
Public License can be found in `/usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-1'



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Downloadhttp://search.cpan.org/dist/Async-Interrupt/


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Date 2013-03-20
Source Debian import
Source link http://packages.debian.org/sid/libasync-interrupt-perl

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