Hi Randall, > > Indeed, this looks quite similar. The 'select' in "winsock2.h" seems to > > be modeled closely to the POSIX version. > > Yes, select() is basically the same as for POSIX, but ONLY for sockets. > It won't work on files or the keyboard under MS-Win. There are ways > around this, but it usually involves breaking out of select, polling the > keyboard, and going back to select. Ugh!
Hmm, another killer :( > The PicoLisp family of processes could easily be achieved under Windows > using mmap-ed shared memory, IPC, and spawn()s to get it all started. It > is just a different model than the old fork() mechanism of UNIX. It > might be worth looking into for PicoLisp as a future enhancement, then a > PicoLisp family of processes could be shared between separate > computers, a la Erlang. Yes, that's interesting. I don't want to care about Windows (Windows is obsolete in all interesting segments, remaining only on the desktop), but in fact I was experimenting with mmap'ed versions of PicoLisp in the past. Cheers, - Alex -- UNSUBSCRIBE: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org?subject=Unsubscribe